Wednesday 20 March 1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ranger Doug [Douglas Green] and Alejandro Mujica Alayza.
To Each His Own, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while The King's General by Daphne du Maurier 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 1946 ?
- 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)
- Ranger Doug [Douglas Green]: Illinois, United States -- Singer (Riders in Sky-Cowboy Way).
- Alejandro Mujica Alayza: Peruvian painter and engraver.
- Douglas Green: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Riders in the Sky).
- Malcolm Simmons: English motorcycle racer (d. 2014).
- The US Military Government in Berlin announces the capture of Mildred Gillars of Maine. Gillars was known as Axis Sally for her Berlin radio broadcasts to US troops in North Africa and Europe, describing the comforts of home and the folly of war with Germany.
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
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