Thursday October 17, 1946

US date format: 10/17/1946, UK date format: 17/10/1946

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bob Seagren and Ronni Chasen. Nobody Lives Forever, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946 On TV people were watching Play the Game.
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Nobody Lives Forever

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Walter Brennan, Faye Emerson

Wife Wanted

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Kay Francis, Paul Cavanagh, Robert Shayne, Veda Ann Borg

Rolling Home

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Jean Parker, Russell Hayden, Pamela Blake, Raymond Hatton

My Darling Clementine

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs

Country: United States of America

The Dark Mirror

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Long

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1946?


    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Andrews Sisters & Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying
  2. Passe' - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  3. The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

TV Series

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

Play the Game

Directed by: Marc Fienberg

Variety on View

Starring: Eric Robinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You Are an Artist

Starring: Jon Gnagy, Ben Grauer, Warren Hull

Country: United States of America

Stars in Your Eyes

Starring: Avril Angers, Daphne Barker, Jimmy Edwards, Jack Barker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Faraway Hill

Starring: Flora Campbell, Mel Brandt, Julie Christy, Barry Doig

Country: United States of America

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