Sunday 17 February 1946
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Valdemar Bandolowski and Zina Bethune in New York City.
Tomorrow Is Forever, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
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- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Valdemar Bandolowski: Denmark -- Yachting (1976, 80 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Zina Bethune in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door).
- Alice Dona: French singer and songwriter.
- André Dussollier: French actor and comedian, often nominated for best actor.
- Steve Grossman: American politician, a candidate in the race for Governor of Massachusetts in July 2002.
- Helge Jordal: Norwegian actor who has distinguished himself in several roles on the film screen, television, stage and cabaret theatres across the country. In 2006 Jordal was appointed a Knight of the Royal Order of St. Olav for his long career as an actor on both screen and stage, and his position as a "grand old man" among Norwegian actors.
- Jean-Pierre Martin: French architect, not to be confused with the writer of the same name (born in Nantes in 1948).
- Marie-France Picart: French freemason, head of 'la Grande Loge féminine.'
- Dodie Stevens: American singer
- Shahrnush Parsipur: Iranian-American author and academic
- Humanistic Covenant forms in Amsterdam.
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