Saturday 17 November 1945US date format: 11/17/1945, UK date format: 17/11/1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Elvin Hayes and Roland Joffé.
Brief Encounter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Elvin Hayes: American basketball player, playing...
- Roland Joffé: English-French director producer and...
- Jeremy Hanley: English accountant and politician...
- Roland Joffe: Director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing...
- Elvin Hayes NBA star (San Diego Rockets: Houston Rockets, Baltimore Bullets).
- Lesley Abdela: English journalist and activist.
- Girl from Nantucket closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 performances
- New world air speed record 606mph (975kph) set by HJ Wilson of Royal Air Force.