Friday 5 October 1945
It was Friday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1945 ?
- Brian Connolly: Scottish musician, a platinum blond guitar player in the band "Sweet," popular in the '70s with such hits as "Ballroom Blitz.
- Geoff Leigh: English saxophonist and flute player (Henry Cow).
- Michel Richard: .
- Meet the Press premieres on radio
- Indonesian army forms
- Queen Wilhelmina visits Rotterdam
- Hollywood Black Friday: A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.
- A strike by the Set Decorator's Union in Hollywood results in a riot.
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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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