Tuesday 17 September 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Michael Jack and Michael Jack.
Sister Kenny, directed by Dudley Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Play the Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1946 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- John Michael Jack
- Michael Jack: British Minister of State-home office.
- Billy Bonds: English footballer and manager.
- Heimar Lenk: Estonian journalist and politician.
- Frank Burke: American baseball player (Born 1880).
- Gypsy Lady, opens at Century Theater NYC for 79 performances
- If the Shoe Fits, opens at Century Theater NYC for 20 performances
- US armed forces adopt military payment certificates for use as the sole medium of exchange in US army establishments of certain countries in Europe, Mediterranean, and Pacific areas.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Rumors Are Flying - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
- Ole Buttermilk Sky - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra