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Friday 8 June 1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Donna Deitch and Anthony Bagnall. Conflict, directed by Curtis Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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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 ?

Conflict

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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The Woman in Green

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke

Country: United States

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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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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 8 June 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Karl Hanke: Polish-German businessman and politician (d. 1945).

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

Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.

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The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Great early 20th Century story with an intriguing twist near the end

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Videogames

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