Wednesday 8 August 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Ziegfeld Follies, directed by Lemuel Ayers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1945 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Massimo Dapporto: Italian actor and voice actor, the son of the actor and comedian Carlo Dapporto.
- Carolyn Baker: American author and public speaker, an adjunct professor of history and psychology for 11 years and a psychotherapist in private practice for 17 years.
- England and Aust Services draw 4th Victory Test
- President Harry S Truman signs UN Charter
- US, USSR, England and France sign Treaty of London
- USSR declares war against Japan in WWII
- US President Harry Truman signs United Nations Charter.
- USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea.
- World War II: the Soviet Union declares war on Japan and begins the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Gotta be This or That - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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