Tuesday 20 March 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pat Riley and Louis-Joseph Manscour.
A Royal Scandal, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor 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 20 March 1945 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Pat Riley: Schenectady, New York -- NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat).
- Louis-Joseph Manscour
- Bruce Anderson: American editor for the "Where To Find It" magazine that is given out at the front desk of all the big hotels in San Francisco.
- Willie Weatherly: American actor and guitarist who happened to be in the right time at the right place to be included in the first production of the musical "Hair," Hollywood, 1969.
- Henry Bartholomay: American soldier and pilot.
- Jay Ingram: Canadian television host and author.
- Tim Yeo: English politician Shadow Secretary of State for Health.
- Pat Riley in Schenectady: New York, NBA star/coach (San Diego Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Miami Heat).
- Larry Combest American politician (Representative-Republican-Texas: 1985-).
- US 70th Infantry division / 7th Armour division attack Saar
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Phil Moore Four - My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time
- Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra - There! I've Said it Again
- My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
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