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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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.

But much more happened on October 1946: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1946?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1946 12 war criminals sentenced to death in Nuremberg
  • 02 Oct 1946 1st network soap opera-Faraway Hill-Dumont
  • 03 Oct 1946 Cards beat Dodgers 8-4 at Ebbets Field to win NL playoffs 2-0
  • 05 Oct 1946 Yours Is My Heart closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 06 Oct 1946 President Truman questions Great Britain Jews about Palestine
  • 08 Oct 1946 Kwo-less-shrew selects General Chiang Kai-shek as President of China
  • 10 Oct 1946 Commencement of the Noakhali genocide of Hindus in Bengal at the hands of Muslim mobs.
  • 13 Oct 1946 France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
  • 14 Oct 1946 Netherlands and Indonesia sign cease fire.
  • 15 Oct 1946 Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)
  • 16 Oct 1946 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials
  • 20 Oct 1946 Frank Seno returns kickoff 105 yards, Chicago Cardinals versus New York Giants.
  • 22 Oct 1946 2 British ships sink near Albania
  • 23 Oct 1946 UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)
  • 24 Oct 1946 Netherlands and Indonesia sign cease fire
  • 25 Oct 1946 1st trial against Nazi war criminals (Neurenberg)
  • 27 Oct 1946 Georgi Domitrovs National Front wins Bulgaria elections (78%)
  • 28 Oct 1946 German rocket engineers begin work in the USSR

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1946?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Five Minutes More
  2. - Ole Buttermilk Sky
  3. - Rumers are Flying
  4. - The Whole World Is Singing My Song
  5. - Passe'

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America