If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
March 22, 2023
conditions: Mainly Sunny, -4.5°C, 103.1 kPa rising, wind at ENE 19 km/h and 60 % humidity

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Shazam! Fury of the Gods1 - $30.11M
Scream VI21$75.86M
Creed III32$127.7M
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania54$205.98M
Cocaine Bear65$58.58M
Jesus Revolution77$45.52M
Avatar: The Way of Water98$678.28M
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish1010$182.63M
Everything Everywhere All At Once1114$75.61M
Moving On12 - $821,961
The Metropolitan Opera: Lohengrin13 - $629,761

1Morgan Wallen : Last Night
2Miley Cyrus : Flowers
3PinkPantheress : Boy's a liar Pt. 2
4SZA : Kill Bill
5Metro Boomin : Creepin'
6Rema : Calm Down
7The Weeknd : Die For You
8David Guetta : I'm Good (Blue)
9Coi Leray : Players
10Taylor Swift : All Of The Girls You Loved Before
11Taylor Swift : Anti-Hero
12Lizzy McAlpine : ceilings
13Drake : Rich Flex
14Harry Styles : As It Was
15Metro Boomin : Superhero (Heroes & Villains) [with Future & Chris Brown]
16Lil Uzi Vert : Just Wanna Rock
17The Weeknd : Die For You
18SZA : Snooze
19Sam Smith : Unholy
20Morgan Wallen : You Proof
21Metro Boomin : Trance
22Morgan Wallen : Ain’t That Some
23Hozier : Eat Your Young
Wed Mar 22A mix of sun and cloud
A mix of sun and cloud
high: 1 c
Thu Mar 23Rain or freezing rain
Rain or freezing rain
high: 6 c
Fri Mar 24A mix of sun and cloud
A mix of sun and cloud
high: 3 c
Sat Mar 25Chance of snow
Chance of snow
high: 0 c
pop: 60%
Sun Mar 26Chance of flurries or rain showers
Chance of flurries or rain showers
high: 5 c
pop: 60%

adjective (AHB-duh-rut)

Obdurate is a formal word that means “resistant to persuasion.” It is usually used to describe someone who is stubborn or not willing to change their opinion or the way they do something.

// We all admire his obdurate refusal to give up on his goal despite the many challenges he faced.

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“The reincarnation of the hulking pickup truck ... has been lauded by manufacturer General Motors (GM) as proof that electric vehicles (EVs) can now reach even middle America’s most obdurate devotees of supersized car culture.” — Oliver Milman, The Guardian (UK), 7 Apr. 2022

"Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible." - Tonny Robbins
- Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], English industrialist (British Leyland), born in Plymouth, England (d. 2008)
- Tauno Pylkkanen, Finnish opera composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1980)
- Leo "Bud" Welch, American gospel and Delta blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("You Can't Hurry God"; "Cadillac Baby"), born in Sabougla, Mississippi (d. 2017)
- Michel Hidalgo, French soccer midfielder (1 cap; Monaco) and manager (France 1976-84; UEFA Euro 1984), born in Leffrinckoucke, France (d. 2020)
- Jon Hassell, American composer and trumpet player (Dream Theory In Malaya), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2021)
- Jorge Ben, Brazilian musician and composer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Harry Vanda [Vandenberg], Dutch-Australian rock guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Easybeats - "Friday On My Mind"), born in Voorburg, Netherlands
- Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive

On this date in 1936, after a snowier than normal winter and recent heavy rains, floods peaked in the northeast United States on hundreds of rivers from Ohio to Maine. A reported 107 people died and nearly $300 million in damage occurred.

- San Marino and Italy conclude treaty of friendship and cooperation
- Dutch SS police chief Hans Albin Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children
- Earthquake shakes San Francisco
- 1st patent for lasers granted to Arthur Schawlow and Charles Townes
- "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
- Law enforcement officers raid fraternities at University of Virginaa, seizing drugs
- Gabrielle Roy, French Canadian author (The Tin Flute, Street of Riches), born in St. Boniface, Manitoba (d. 1973)
- Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), born in Wenatchee, Washington (d. 1994)
- Stewart Stern, American screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause), born in New York City (d. 2015)
- Jeremy Clyde, English pop singer and guitarist (Chad and Jeremy - "A Summer Song") and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire

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