Monday 1 October 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Donny Hathaway in Chicago: Illinois, USA; singer/songwriter ("Where is the Love").
- Rod Carew: Panamanian-American baseball player and coach.
- Donny Hathaway: American singer-songwriter pianist and producer (Earth Wind & Fire) (d. 1979).
- Carrie Lucas: American singer.
- Ellen McIlwaine: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Patty Shepard: American-Spanish actress (d. 2013)
- Walter B Cannon: US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73.
- Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army
- US Office of Strategic Serbia (OSS) disbands
- October 15 ampndash Operation Backfire: Three A4 rockets are launched near Cuxhaven in order to show Allied forces the rocket with liquid fuel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- It's Only a Paper Moon - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Dottie Reid)
- Lily Belle - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- The Blond Sailor - Andrews Sisters
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