Friday 17 May 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hélène Diolot and Françoise Grossetête.
Dark Alibi, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Let's Play Reporter.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Hélène Diolot
- Françoise Grossetête
- Udo Lindenberg: German musician, jazz singer, composer, bandleader, actor.
- Peter Hinwood: English actor.
- Robert Fripp: Musician.
- F Wilson: American author.
- Sinaida Turchina: USSR -- Team handball (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- F Paul Wilson: American novelist.
- KVP Labor / Communists win 1st post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections
- US President Harry Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike.
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