Friday 26 April 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Niki Tsongas and Ralph Coates.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1946 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Niki Tsongas: American politician with noted spouse, Paul Tsongas, also a politician.
- Ralph Coates: English footballer (d. 2010).
- Marilyn Nelson: American poet and author.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
- Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
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