Thursday 17 January 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michele Deslauriers and Didier Lecat.
The Harvey Girls, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Composer at the Piano.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1946 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Michele Deslauriers: Quebec actress.
- Didier Lecat: French journalist, writer and director.
- Domenic Troiano: Italian-Canadian musician, a guitarist most notable for his contributions to Mandala, The James Gang, The Guess Who and as a solo artist.
- Michèle Deslauriers: Canadian actress.
- Gottfried Rudinger: Composer, dies at 59.
- The UN Security Council holds its first session.
- United Nations Security Council holds its first meeting.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
- Symphony - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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