Thursday 17 October 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Ray Tucker and Vicki Hodge.
The Dark Mirror, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stars in Your Eyes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1946 ?
- 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
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- James Ray Tucker: Los Angeles, California -- Rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor).
- Vicki Hodge: London, England -- Actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac).
- Robin Armstrong: Professional Astrologer since 1970.
- Jacques Bertin: French singer, poet and journalist.
- Bob Seagren: American athlete, the winner of a Silver Medal at the Munich Olympics 9/02/1972.
- Robert Seagren: Pomona sports Champions
- Ronni Chasen: American film publicist (Born 1946)
- Michael Hossack: American drummer (The Doobie Brothers) (d. 2012)
- Cameron Mackintosh: English producer and manager
- Adam Michnik: Polish journalist and historian
- Drusilla Modjeska: English-Australian author and critic
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Hoagy Carmichael - Ole Buttermilk Sky
- Rumers are Flying - Tony Martin
- Five Minutes More - Skitch Henderson & His Orchestra
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