Saturday 26 October 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ivan Reitman and Maureen Anderman.
The Strange Woman, directed by Edgar Ulmer, 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.
On TV people were watching You Are an Artist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1946 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Ivan Reitman: Director / producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave).
- Maureen Anderman: Actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale).
- Pat Sajak in Chicago: Illinois, USA; TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show).
- Belchior : Brazilian celebrity known for the magnificent quality of his voice, a pop singer and composer with many hits.
- Giorgio Rognoni: Italian top soccer player.
- Pat Sajak: American game show host
- Kevin Barron: English electrician and politician
- Keith Hopwood: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Herman's Hermits)
- Holly Woodlawn: Puerto Rican-American actress (d. 2015)
- Ioannis Rallis: Prime Minister of Greece (Born 1878).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - The Things We Did Last Summer
- Rumors Are Flying - Billy Butterfield & His Orchestra (Vocal Pat O'Connor)
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