Thursday 29 August 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Warren Armstrong Jabali and Lucia Valentini Terrani.
Cloak and Dagger, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 I Love to Eat.
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- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Warren Armstrong Jabali
- Lucia Valentini Terrani: Italian opera soprano, highly acclaimed.
- Bob Beamon: American long jumper.
- Dimitris Christofias: Cypriot politician and sixth President of the Republic of Cyprus.
- Demetris Christofias: Cypriot businessman and politician 6th President of Cyprus.
- Giorgio Orsoni: Italian lawyer and politician 17th Mayor of Venice.
- Warren Jabali: American athlete, pro-basketball player from 1968-1975, winning Rookie of the Year award in his first year.
- Warren Armstrong: Kansas City sports Champions.
- Francine Blau: American economist and academic.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Rickety Rickshaw Man - Eddy Howard & His Orchestra
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