Wednesday 17 April 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Clare Francis and J R.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Der Augenzeuge.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1946 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Clare Francis: British yachtswoman who first gained fame for competing in some of the world's toughest boat races.
- J R: Baines; professor (Egyptologist).
- Hannah Nydahl: Danish buddhist teacher of kagyu tradition, wife of Ole Nydahl.
- Henry Kelly: Irish radio and television host.
- Syria declares independence from French administration
- Syria obtains its Independence from the French occupation.
- Syria's independence from France is officially recognized.
- The inaugural session of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) occurs.
- The United States recognizes Josip Broz Tito's government in Yugoslavia.
- The League of Nations, in its last meeting, transfers its mission to the United Nations and disbands itself.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
- Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
- Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra