Monday 17 June 1946
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marcy Kaptur and Alain Sarteur.
Anna and the King of Siam, directed by John Cromwell, 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 Cash and Carry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1946 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Marcy Kaptur: (Rep-D-Ohio, 1983- ).
- Alain Sarteur: French athlete who competed in the Men's 100 metres in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
- Peter Rosei: Austrian author poet and playwright.
- SW Bell inaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, St. Louis
- SouthWest Bell innaugurates mobile telephone commercial service, Saint Louis, Missouri. USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Doin' What Comes Natur'lly - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- I Got The Sun In The Morning - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
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