Monday June 17, 1946: on this day

June 17, 1946 was the 168th day of the year 1946, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Monday.

Is June 17, 1946 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on June 17, 1946, who was born and died on June 17, 1946, what holidays and observances are celebrated on June 17, 1946, which were the most popular songs (ex. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly by Freddy Martin & His Orchestra), movies (e.g. The Stranger, directed by Orson Welles), TV series (e.g. Lights Out) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 17th, 1946 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was June 17, 1946?

June 17, 1946 was a Monday and it was the 168th day of the year 1946 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 17, 1946 can also be written as 6/17/1946 in the US and as 17/6/1946 in UK and Europe.

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June 17, 1946: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on June 17, 1946:

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June 17, 1946: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 17th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 17, 1946: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 17, 1946 is Dog and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on June 17th, 1946 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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June 17, 1946: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on June 17, 1946 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 17, 1946 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 17, 1946 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 87% full, rising at 10:21 pm and setting at 08:37 am.

The previous full moon was on Jun 14, 1946 while the next full moon would come on Jul 14, 1946.

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Who was born on June 17, 1946?

Famous people born on June 17, 1946:

  • Ewart Brown

    Former Premier of Bermuda.

  • Marcy Kaptur

    Marcy Kaptur is a prominent American politician serving as the U.S.

  • Peter Rosei

    Austrian author, poet, and playwright.

  • Neil MacGregor


  • Alain Sarteur

    A french athlete competed in the men’s 100m in 1972 summer olympics.

  • Gérard Grisey
  • Gérard Miquel
  • Ernie Eves
  • Hasan Muhammad Nur Shatigadud
  • Galina Starovojtova
  • Johnny Baum
  • Eduardo Oscar Camaño
  • B. J. Cole
  • Patrick Samson
  • Aleksandr Gazov
  • Salvador Ordóñez Delgado

Whose famous birthday is on June 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 17th:

  • Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich

    American politician who rose to prominence in 1994 as the first gop speaker in 40 years.

  • Stan Laurel
    Stan Laurel

    Stan laurel was a comedic actor best known for being one half of the famous duo laurel and hardy, known for their slapstick comedy films.

  • Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick lamar is a highly influential rapper known for his introspective lyrics and socially conscious themes.

  • K.J. Apa
    K.J. Apa

    New Zealand actor known for his role as Archie Andrews in the teen drama series Riverdale.

  • Bresha Webb
    Bresha Webb

    Bresha Webb is an American actress known for her roles in television shows such as 'Marlon' and 'Run the World'.

  • Beth Moore
    Beth Moore

    Beth moore is a well-known author and bible teacher, recognized for her bestselling books and influential teachings.

  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow

    American singer, songwriter, author, and musician who rose to mega-pop stardom during the 1970s.

  • Greg Kinnear
    Greg Kinnear

    American actor who was the host and executive producer for e! entertainment televisionaeur(tm), the popular "talk soup" program, 1991-1994.

  • Joe Piscopo
    Joe Piscopo

    American actor, best known for his role on "saturday night live" (1975-85), where he was well-known for his hilarious parodies of stars such...

  • Peter Lupus
    Peter Lupus

    American actor and bodybuilder.

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June 17, 1946: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 77 years 10 months old,

or 934 months and 5 days old,

or 4062 weeks

or 28434 days old,

if you were born on June 17, 1946.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 17, 1946?

There are 56 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday June 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 17, 1946?

You belong to the Baby Boomer Generation if you were born on June 17, 1946.


June 17, 1946: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on June 17th?

Famous deaths on June 17th:

  • Cyd Charisse
    Cyd Charisse

    Cyd charisse was an american dancer and actress known for her roles in classic hollywood musicals such as singin' in the rain and the band...

  • Jeff Chandler
    Jeff Chandler

    American actor and singer (d. 1961).

  • Kate Smith
    Kate Smith

    American singer ("god bless america") dies in raleigh (north carolina) at the age of 78 (born 1907).

  • Pamela Britton
    Pamela Britton

    Actress (blondie my favorite martian), is killed at 50.

  • John Murray
    John Murray

    Canadian-scottish biologist and oceanographer (d. 1914).

  • Jaquese Williams

    Award-winning playwright known for his powerful and thought-provoking dramas.

  • Aulden Smith

    Pioneering scientist who revolutionized the field of genetics.

  • Cevyn Thomas

    Acclaimed playwright whose works continue to inspire audiences.

  • Elysian Stone

    Pioneering environmental journalist advocating for conservation and sustainability.

  • Lamarco Smith

    Influential playwright whose works explored social issues and human relationships.

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June 17, 1946: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on June 17, 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.

Observances on June 17, 1946:

  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
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June 17, 1946: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 17, 1946 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 17th and June 23rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

June 17, 1946: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 17, 1946 was Doin' What Comes Natur'lly by Freddy Martin & His Orchestra, according to the music chart for the week June 17th and June 23rd.

June 17, 1946: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 17, 1946 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 17th and June 23rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Doin' What Comes Natur'lly

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June 17, 1946: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 17, 1946 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Stranger

The Stranger

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Philip Merivale

Country: United States of America

The Unknown

The Unknown

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Karen Morley, Jim Bannon, Jeff Donnell, Mark Roberts

Colorado Serenade

Colorado Serenade

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey

Starring: Eddie Dean, Roscoe Ates, David Sharpe, Mary Kenyon



Release year: 1946

Directed by: Louis King

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter, Bruce Cabot, Esther Dale

Anna and the King of Siam

Anna and the King of Siam

Release year: 1946

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States of America

June 17, 1946: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 17, 1946 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Lights Out

Lights Out

Release year: 1946

Starring: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue

Country: United States of America

Cash and Carry

Cash and Carry

Release year: 1946

Starring: Dennis James

Country: United States of America

Serving Through Science

Serving Through Science

Release year: 1946

Starring: Guthrie McClintock

Country: United States of America

Geographically Speaking

Geographically Speaking

Release year: 1946

Starring: Mrs. Carveth Wells

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1946

Starring: Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall, Bebe Daniels, Frances Day

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Who was the US President on June 17, 1946?

On June 17, 1946 the US President was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 17, 1946?

On June 17, 1946 the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 17, 1946?

On June 17, 1946 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about June 17th?

June 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Boko haram, nigeria: three suicide bombers from boko haram detonate their bombs among football fans in konduga. the explosions killed 30 and injured 40 others. (bbc).boko haram terrorists engage in gunfire with nigerian soldiers in nganzai, a local government area of borno state.
  • 2018 - Boko haram insurgency: at least 31 people are killed in twin suicide bombings at damboa, nigeria. rockets from outside the town are believed to be following the explosions.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: an "insider attack" on camp shaheen in northern mazar-i-sharif resulted in at least one afghan being killed and seven americans being wounded. the earlier report that americans were killed was incorrect. the taliban claim responsibility.

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What happened in 1946?

1946 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs. Cubs
  • Emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god
  • ENIAC, US 1st computer finished by Mauchly / Eckert

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What was the calendar for June 1946?

June 1946 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how June 1946 calendar looked like.

Monday June 17, 1946