Friday 28 June 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert L Asprin and Robert Xavier Rodriguez.
Night and Day, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Lights Out.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 June 1946 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Robert L Asprin: United States -- Sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War).
- Robert Xavier Rodriguez: Composer.
- Gilda Radner in Detroit: Michigan, USA; comedienne (Baba Wawa - Saturday Night Live).
- John "Mike" Lounge in Denver: Colorado, USA; astronaut (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35).
- Howard Barker: English playwright.
- Roger Godsiff: English politician
- Jaime Guzman: Chilean politician
- Gilda Radner: American comedienne on stage and film who created a gallery of offbeat characters as one of the original cast members of TV's "Saturday Night Live." She married fellow comic Gene Wilder.
- Robert Asprin: American soldier and author (d. 2008)
- Bruce Davison: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Actor (Captain Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk)
- David Duckham: English rugby player
- Jaime Guzmán: Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1991)
- Robert Rodriguez: American composer
- Eduard Veterman: Dutch Painter / playwright, dies in an auto accident.
- Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleveland Indians games begins
- Enrico de Nicola becomes first president of Italy.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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