Thursday 22 March 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Enric Majó and Charles "Chuck" Jackson American singer (Playboy.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas 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 22 March 1945 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Charles "Chuck" Jackson American singer (Playboy: Independents).
- Enric Majó: Spanish theatre actor who starred in Spanish productions of Hamlet (1970) and The Lady of the Camellias (1978).
- Ginny Stevenson: American talent coordinator for "The Tonight Show.
- Alan Opie: Baritone (Boughton Bethlehem, Britten 5 Canticles).
- Eric Roth: American screenwriter and producer.
- Peter Williams: English physicist and academic.
- US 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein
- US third Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein.
- The Arab League is founded when a charter is adopted in Cairo, Egypt.
- WWII ndash Operation Varsity: Two airborne divisions capture bridges across the Rhine River to aid the Allied advance.
- Sylvester the cat, a cartoon character, debuts in ''Life with Feathers''
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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