Thursday 7 March 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Fisher in London and John Heard.
To Each His Own, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 March 1946 ?
- Albania ? Teacher's Day
- Catholicism ? Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas, patron saint of married women
- Matthew Fisher in London: England; rock keyboardist (Procol Harum).
- John Heard: American actor, with a boyish appearance and personable manner, who won the 1976-77 Theatre World Award for his performance in the 1976 play "Streamers.
- Peter Wolf: American musician, a songwriter and the lead singer with the "J.
- Matthew Fisher: English singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Procol Harum).
- Clive Gillinson: Indian-English cellist and educator.
- Daniel Goleman: American psychologist and author
- Three to Make Ready opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 performances
- British and American governments jointly announce the total score of enemy submarine kills during the war. Total enemy submarine losses from all causes: 996. Germany lost 781, Italy lost 85, and Japan lost 130.
- The 18th Academy Awards ceremony is held.
- Juho Kusti Paasikivi becomes president of Finland.
- Bolton Wanderers stadium disaster at Burnden Park, Bolton, England, 33 killed and hundreds amongst the injured
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1946 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - Oh! What It Seemed To Be
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Atlanta G.A.
- Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - Seems Like Old Times
- Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
- Personality - Dinah Shore
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