Wednesday October 17, 1945

US date format: 10/17/1945, UK date format: 17/10/1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dave Cutler and Franca Ravedone. Johnny Angel, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Johnny Angel

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, Claire Trevor, Signe Hasso, Lowell Gilmore

Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

Country: United States of America

Don't Fence Me In

Directed by: John English

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

Paris Underground

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Constance Bennett, Gracie Fields, George Rigaud, Kurt Kreuger

Flaming Bullets

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Patricia Knox


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17, 1945?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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    Famous Birthday

  • Dave Cutler: Canadian Football League place kicker...
  • Franca Ravedone: Italian homicide victim, killed by her...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1945?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. I'll Buy That Dream - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
  2. Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States of America

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