Friday March 22, 1946

US date format: 3/22/1946, UK date format: 22/3/1946

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Penny Thornton and Don Chaney. 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 most popular Movies released in those months?

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House of Horrors

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Robert Lowery, Virginia Grey, Bill Goodwin, Martin Kosleck

The Gay Cavalier

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Martin Garralaga, Nacho Galindo, Ramsay Ames

Gentlemen with Guns

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Patricia Knox, Steve Darrell

Romance of the West

Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey

Starring: Eddie Dean, Emmett Lynn, Joan Barton, Forrest Taylor


Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 22, 1946?


  • 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).
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  • Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 22, 1946?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Phil Harris - The Darktown Poker Club
  2. One-Zy, Two-Zy (I Love You-Zy) - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Der Augenzeuge

It's a Gift

Starring: John Reed King

Country: United States of America

Composer at the Piano

Starring: Annette Mills, Alan Murray, Eleanor Fayre, Leslie Julian Jones

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1946?

  • LIFE: Paris
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Generalissimo Franco -- Mar. 18, 1946

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