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Tuesday 5 June 1945

1945-06-05

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Way Ahead, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Way Ahead

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald

Country: United States

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Back to Bataan

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States

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The Body Snatcher

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell

Country: United States

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Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall

Country: United States

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 June 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don Reid in Virginia: USA; country singer (Statler Bros - "Flowers on the Wall").
  • John Carlos: Track star (1968 Olympics - Bronze Medalist); gave black power salute.
  • André Lacroix: Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach.
  • Klaus Wyborny: Actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu).
  • Chip Coulter: American baseball player, a swith hitting/right throwing second baseman who played six games with the St.Louis Cardinals in September and October 1968.
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Facts:
  • Opera Peter Grimes of Benjamin Britten, premieres in London
  • USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany
  • The European Advisory Committee announces the unconditional political capitulation of Germany. Control of the country is divided into four occupation zones, controlled by the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union.
  • The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby (Xavier Cugat Orchestra) - You Belong To My Heart
  2. Dream (When You're Feeling Blue) - Frank Sinatra
  3. Johnnie Johnston - Laura
  4. Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You) - Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1945?

  • Life: War Loan Drive letter
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Wedemeyer -- June 4, 1945
  • Esquire

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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