Wednesday 17 July 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gerald Gallego and Elisabeth Garouste.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching King's Party Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Gerald Gallego: American homicide; a serial killer with his wife Charlene, convicted of ten kidnap-rape-sex-murders between 9/12/1978 and 11/01/1980.
- Elisabeth Garouste: French interior architect,amongst her many projects together with Mattia Bonetti she designed boutiques for Christian Lacroix, the scene decoration for the movie 'Tacones Lejanos' (high heels) from Pedro Almodovar and furniture for princesses.
- Leon Oziel: American psychotherapist who practiced Milton Ericksonian Hypnosis.
- Peter Cormack: .
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- Alun Armstrong: English actor and singer
- Dragoljub "Draza" Mihailovic: Yugoslav General (Nazi), executed at 53.
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- Dinah - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra
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