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Sunday 5 August 1945

1945-08-05

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Lady on a Train, directed by Charles David, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lady on a Train

Directed by: Charles David

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce

Country: United States

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Christmas in Connecticut

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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The Silver Fleet

Directed by: Vernon Campbell Sewell

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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Rhapsody in Blue

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacob Reitsma: Economist / Dutch MP (CDA).
  • Jo Collins: Oregon, United States -- Playboy playmate (Dec, 1964).
  • Valeria Ciangottini: Italian film, television and stage actress, chosen at fourteen years of age by Federico Fellini, after he noticed her at the exit of the school, for the role of Paola in "La Dolce Vita.
  • Michel Pichon: French writer and illustrator.
  • Csaba Giczy: Hungarian canoe racer.
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Facts:
  • Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (August 6th in Japan)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  2. Gotta be This or That - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

Tears in corners/edges of paper front cover - Inside text is in great condition.

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The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Ex-libris copy with bookplate attached ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Description: 479 p.

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