Thursday 21 March 1946
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 21, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Timothy Dalton and Gérard Gavarry.
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 21 March 1946 ?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Timothy Dalton: British actor.
- Gérard Gavarry
- Ray Dorset: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mungo Jerry).
- Joseph Takami: Japanese cardinal.
- Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933
- UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)
- United Nations sets up temporary headquarters at Hunter College (Bronx).
- The Los Angeles Rams sign Kenny Washington, making him the first African American player in the American football since 1933.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1946 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Phil Harris - The Darktown Poker Club
- One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra