Tuesday December 31, 1946, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1946, UK date format: 31/12/1946

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Diane von Fürstenberg and Patti Smith in Chicago. Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31, 1946?


Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • French troops leave Lebanon.
  • President Harry Truman officially proclaims the end of hostilities in World War II.
  • The 20nbspmm M61 Vulcan Gatling gun contract is released.
  • Female suffrage is enacted in Belgium, Romania, Yugoslavia, Argentina and the Canadian province of Quebec.
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Movies

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Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Country: United States of America

California

California

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Barry Fitzgerald, George Coulouris

Wild Country

Wild Country

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Peggy Wynne

Queen of the Amazons

Queen of the Amazons

Directed by: Edward Finney

Starring: Robert Lowery, Patricia Morison, J. Edward Bromberg, John Miljan

My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 1946?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Buzz Me
  2. - Symphony

TV Series

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Muffin the Mule

Muffin the Mule

Written by:

Starring: Annette Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Household Hints

Household Hints

Stars in Your Eyes

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You Are an Artist

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States of America

Variety on View

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1946 is your birthday you're 73 years, 7 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 20 days.
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