Friday 5 January 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Wyche and Chuck McKinley.
Tonight and Every Night, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching La piste aux étoiles (1945 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1945 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Sam Wyche: American athlete, NFL quarterback 1968-70.
- Chuck McKinley: American tennis player (d. 1986).
- Roger Spottiswoode: Canadian-English director and producer.
- Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon Odor-able Kitty
- The Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet government of Poland.
- Surprise attack on Liese-Aktion office on Marnix Street, Amsterdam.
- Australia recognizes the Polish Committee of National Liberation as the government of Poland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do) - Andy Russell
- Frank Sinatra - White Christmas
- Robin Hood - Tony Pastor
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