Sunday 17 March 1946, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Owen-Jones and Harold Brown in Long Beach.
House of Horrors, directed by Jean Yarbrough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Casper the Friendly Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1946 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Lindsay Owen-Jones
- Harold Brown in Long Beach: California, USA; rock drummer (War - "Summer", "Galaxy").
- Dominique Lecomte: French forensic pathologist and director of 'l’Institut Médico-Légal de Paris.
- John Baines: English historian and academic.
- Michael Peter Finnissey: Composer.
- Gavin Campbell: English actor and television host.
- Michael Finnissy: English pianist and composer.
- Harold Brown: American drummer (War and Lowrider Band).
- Dai Li: Chinese spymaster (Born 1897).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1946 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Phil Harris
- Oh! What it Seemed to Be - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
- McNamara's Band - Bing Crosby & Jesters