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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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Movies

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The Postman Always Rings Twice

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

Country: United States

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A Stolen Life

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Dane Clark, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Two Sisters from Boston

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante

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So Goes My Love

Directed by: Frank Ryan

Starring: Myrna Loy, Don Ameche, Rhys Williams, Bobby Driscoll

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They Made Me a Killer

Directed by: William C. Thomas

Starring: Robert Lowery, Barbara Britton, Lola Lane, Frank Albertson

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TV Series

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

Der Augenzeuge

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1946 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 1946 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Laughing on the Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Merry Macs
  2. Laughing On The Outside (Crying On the Inside) - Dinah Shore
  3. Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti) - Alvino Rey & His Orchestra
  4. One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra

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