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 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 Variety on View.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 October 1946
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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
- Bob Seagren: American athlete, the winner of a Silver Medal at the Munich Olympics 9/02/1972.
- Ronni Chasen: American film publicist (Born 1946).
- Robin Armstrong: Professional Astrologer since 1970.
- Jacques Bertin: French singer, poet and journalist.
- Robert Seagren: Pomona sports Champions.
- James Ray Tucker: Los Angeles, California -- Rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor).
- Cameron Mackintosh: English producer and manager.
- Adam Michnik: Polish journalist and historian.
- Drusilla Modjeska: English-Australian author and critic.
- Michael Hossack: American drummer (The Doobie Brothers) (d. 2012).
- Vicki Hodge: London, England -- Actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Andrews Sisters & Les Paul - Rumors Are Flying
- Passe' - Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orchestra
- The Whole World Is Singing My Song - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)