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Monday 8 January 1945

1945-01-08

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Tonight and Every Night, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tonight and Every Night

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Lee Bowman, Janet Blair

Country: United States

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Meet Me in St. Louis

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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The Keys of the Kingdom

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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National Velvet

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Murder, My Sweet

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 8 January 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Karl Krafft: Swiss-German astrologer, statistician and researcher said to have cast and studied more than 60,000 birth charts.
  • Jac[obus] P Thijsse: Dutch biologist (Omgang met planten), dies at 79.
Facts:
  • Youth for Christ organizes

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Ella Fitzgerald
  2. Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral - Charlie Spivak
  3. Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca-Cola
  4. Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - I Dream Of You

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Scarves in fashion
  • Time: Anita Colby (center), Ingrid Bergman (top, left), Shirley Temple, Jennifer Jones, Joan Fontaine, Dor
  • Life: Soldier cleaning gun

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

Historical Fiction

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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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