Explore

Thursday 17 October 1946

1946-10-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Deception, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1946.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 October 1946 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Deception

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

More info

The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

More info

Blue Skies

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield

Country: United States

More info

My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature

Country: United States

More info

The Jolson Story

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Stars in Your Eyes

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

Country: United Kingdom

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States

Mixed Bill

Country: United Kingdom

More info

Play the Game

Starring: Harvey Zorbaugh

Country: United States

More info

I Love to Eat

Starring: James Beard

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 October 1946!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Seagren: American athlete, the winner of a Silver Medal at the Munich Olympics 9/02/1972.
  • James Ray Tucker: Los Angeles, California -- Rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor).
  • Vicki Hodge: London, England -- Actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac).
  • Ronni Chasen: American film publicist (Born 1946).
  • Michael Hossack: American drummer (The Doobie Brothers) (d. 2012).
See other famous people born on 17 October

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Rumers are Flying - Tony Martin
  2. Five Minutes More - Skitch Henderson & His Orchestra
  3. Hoagy Carmichael - Ole Buttermilk Sky

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 17 October 1946 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1946?

  • Life: Fall styles
  • Time: Notre Dame coach Frank Leahy.
  • Life: Crosby and Caulfield

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The King's General

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph As civil war rages across England, the weak prove their courage and the privileged become traitors In ...

More info

This Side of Innocence

By: Taylor Caldwell

Beautiful Amalie Maxwell, low-born, but driven by limitless desires, came to Riversend and instantly touched off a holocaust of passion, hatred and intrigue that blazed through three generations of the lordly Lindseys...

More info

The River Road

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Printed in the Us by Montauk Book Manufacturing Co.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Tell the world why 17 October 1946 is such a special date for you!