Tuesday 24 September 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carson Van Osten and Marc Edward Neikrug.
Caesar and Cleopatra, directed by Gabriel Pascal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Mixed Bill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Carson Van Osten: Rocker.
- Marc Edward Neikrug: Composer.
- Richard Spring: British MP.
- Robert Jackson: MP / Minister of British Civil Service.
- Lars Emil Johansen: Prime Minister of Greenland.
- ''Mean'' Joe Greene: American football player
- Jacqueline Courtney: American actress, daytime TV's superstar who practically grew up on TV. She was on children's shows and by age nine, commercials. By 14 she was a regular on "Edge of Night" and was doing guest shots on prime time. She worked in the soaps, "The Doctors," "The Secret Storm," Love of Life," "Our Five Daughters," 1962 and "Another World," 1964-1975. Courtney was awarded Daytime TV's Best Actress Award in 1974.
- Joe Greene: Football Player
- Jerry Donahue: American guitarist and producer (Fotheringay Fairport Convention The Electric Revelators and the Hellecasters)
- Lars Johansen: Greenlandic educator and politician 2nd Prime Minister of Greenland
- Uschi Obermaier: German model and actress
- César Pedroso: Cuban pianist and songwriter (Los Van Van)
- Pat Pocock: Welsh-English cricketer
- María Ruiz: Chilean astronomer
- Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs
- Cathay Pacific Airways is founded in Hong Kong.
- Cathay Pacific Airways is founded by Roy C Farrell and H de Kantzow.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ole Buttermilk Sky - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Rumors Are Flying - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
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