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Monday 8 October 1945

1945-10-08

It was Monday, 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
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Blithe Spirit

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond

Country: United States

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Week-End at the Waldorf

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Mildred Pierce

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott

Country: United States

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State Fair

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes

Country: United States

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Love Letters

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Strawberry Gatts: American adventurer and New Age multi-tasker.
  • Jean-Louis Touraine: French medical teacher and politician, a member of the National Assembly of France who represents the Rhône department, and is a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.
  • John Betsch: American drummer.
  • Roy Royer: Rock guitarist (Procol Harum).
  • Roland Dersoir: French race horse jockey/ driver, and father of harness racer Jean-Loïc-Claude Dersoir.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada
  • US President Harry Truman announces atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Hong Kong Blues
  2. A Cottage For Sale - Billy Eckstine
  3. Judy Garland & Merry Macs - On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
  4. Jimmy's Blues - Count Basie & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Eichelberger
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sinclair Lewis -- Oct. 8, 1945
  • Life: June Allyson

Books

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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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