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Saturday 11 August 1945

1945-08-11

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: George Sanders, Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ziegfeld Follies

Directed by: Lemuel Ayers

Starring: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball

Country: United States

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Lady on a Train

Directed by: Charles David

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce

Country: United States

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Christmas in Connecticut

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Beysens: French physics researcher.
  • Salvatore Di Masi: American politician, he became Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in l2004.
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Facts:
  • Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito.
  • WWII: The Allies reply to the Japanese surrender offer by saying that Emperor Hirohito will be subject to the authority of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces.
  • 25 ampndash Soviet troops complete occupation of Sakhalin.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Yacht club youth
  • Time: British Labor Party leader Clement R. Attlee
  • 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

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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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