Sunday 24 November 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ted Bundy and Howard Sheldon.
Undercurrent, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pinwright's Progress.
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- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Ted Bundy: American homicide; a man who killed women totally unknown to him, for no other reason that his desire to kill.
- Howard Sheldon: American astrologer, a radio show astrology host on Fridays from 6-7 PM.
- Penelope Jones Halsall (aka Caroline Courtney: Lydia Hitchcock, Melinda Wright, Annie Groves, Penny Jordan), English novelist.
- Tony Clarkin: English guitarist and songwriter (Magnum and Hard Rain).
- Penny Jordan: English author (d. 2011).
- Ted Bundy in Burlington: Vermont, USA; serial murderer.
- Bev[erley] Bevan: Birmingham, England -- Rock drummer (ELO).
- Alfonso Broqua: Composer, dies at 70.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- It's All Over Now - Peggy Lee
- Hoagy Carmichael - Huggin' and Chalkin'
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