Friday 22 March 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 22, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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 important events of 22 March 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).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Penny Thornton: British pro astrologer and author of "Suns and Lovers.
- Don Chaney: NBA player (Houston Rockets) / coach (Detroit Pistons).
- Serge [Ruud: Schaap]; Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia and Serge).
- Rudy Rucker: American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and philosopher, and is one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement.
- Timothy Dalton: Actor.
- Rivka Golani: Israeli viola player and composer.
- Harry Vanda: Dutch-Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Easybeats and Vanda & Young).
- Richard Faulkner: Baron Faulkner of Worcester English journalist and politician.
- Rudy / Rudolf [von Bittner] Rucker: United States -- Sci-fi author (Wetware).
- Clemens A von Galen: bishop of Munster/anti fascist, dies at age 68.
- Britain signs treaty granting independence to Jordan.
- First US rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere (50 miles up).
- The United Kingdom grants Transjordan, as it is then known, its independence 3 years later the country changes its name to Jordan.quotYear by Year 1946quot – History Channel International
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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