Saturday 26 January 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Timothy Clifford and Jean-Louis Arne.
Terror by Night, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1946 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Timothy Clifford: director (National Galleries of Scotland).
- Jean-Louis Arne: French ophthalmologist.
- Michel Delpech: French singer, songwriter, and occasionally actor, most popular in his country for his hits "Chez Laurette", "Wight is Wight", "Les Divorcés".
- Sandy Hughes: American-Canadian astrologer, a British Columbia resident who is noted for her work as a conference coordinator.
- Christopher Hampton: Portuguese-English director screenwriter and playwright.
- Deon Jackson: American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
- Gene Siskel: American journalist and critic (d. 1999)
- Adriaan van Maanen: Dutch-American astronomer and academic (d. 1946).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh! What It Seemed to Be - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra (Vocal Marjorie Hughes)
- Johnny Mercer - Personality
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