Saturday 17 August 1946
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Brief Encounter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1946 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Serge Moati: French artist, journalist, film director and writer.
- Hans Vandenburg: Dutch singer / guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo).
- Martha Coolidge: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Patrick Manning: Trinidadian-Tobagonian politician 4th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Modernaires & Paula Kelly - To Each His Own
- Give Me Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
- Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra (Vocal Buddy Clark) - South America, Take it Away
- Blue Skies - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Art Lund)
- Andy Russell - Pretending
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