Friday 27 December 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Joël Bonté and Janet Street-Porter.
Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Melody Bar Ranch.
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- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Pierre-Joël Bonté: French politician, who served as President of Auvergne Regional Council from 2 April 2004 to 18 January 2006.
- Janet Street-Porter: English television personality, producer and writer.
- Lenny Kaye: American guitarist songwriter and producer.
- Joe Kinnear: Irish footballer and manager.
- Polly Toynbee: English journalist and author.
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