Thursday 17 January 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Harvey Girls, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1946 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Didier Lecat: French journalist, writer and director.
- Michele Deslauriers: Quebec actress.
- Domenic Troiano: Italian-Canadian musician, a guitarist most notable for his contributions to Mandala, The James Gang, The Guess Who and as a solo artist.
- Michèle Deslauriers: Canadian actress.
- Gottfried Rudinger: Composer, dies at 59.
- The UN Security Council holds its first session.
- United Nations Security Council holds its first meeting.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
- Symphony - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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