Monday 26 August 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alison Steadman and Valerie Simpson.
The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, 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 I Love to Eat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1946 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Alison Steadman: British actress, a favorite on TV from the mid-'70s.
- Valerie Simpson: American singer.
- Zhou Ji: Chinese engineer and politician 14th Chinese Minister of Education.
- Priit Pärn: Estonian animator and director.
- Chantal Renaud: Canadian singer actress and screenwriter.
- Mark Snow: American drummer and composer (New York Rock & Roll Ensemble)
- Jeanie MacPherson: American actress and screenwriter (Born 1887).
- George Orwell published Animal Farm
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Rickety Rickshaw Man - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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