Tuesday 12 March 1946
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Liza Minnelli in Hollywood and Peter Whalley.
To Each His Own, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Liza Minnelli in Hollywood: California, USA; singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret).
- Peter Whalley: British television writer and author.
- Liza Minnelli: American singer and actress who won an Academy Award for "Cabaret" and an Emmy for her "Liza with a Z" television special (both in 1972) and three Tony's including one for "Flora, the Red Menace" in 1965.
- Christian Pierret: French politician, a member of the Socialist Party, who was minister, MP of Vosges and mayor of Saint-Die-des-Vosges.
- Frank Welker: American voice actor.
- Serge Turgeon: Canadian actor and union leader (d. 2004)
- Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1946 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - Day by Day
- Les Brown & His Orchestra - Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief
- Shoo-Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy - Dinah Shore
- Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra (Vocal June Christy)
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