Tuesday 11 December 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Pickett and Jonathan Preston.
House of Dracula, directed by Erle C. Kenton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Robert Pickett: Rocker.
- Jonathan Preston: American author, editor, journalist, essayist and compiler of anthologies.
- Donald Simpson: American homicide victim, an identical twin and case of mistaken identity.
- Rachel Russell: Children's Author.
- Charles Fabry: French physicist; specialized in optics and photometry in which he developed the Fabry-Perot interferometer for astro-physics.
- Het Parool publishes first "Captain Rob" Dutch comic strip.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Nancy (With The Laughing Face) - Frank Sinatra
- Chickery Chick - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra (vocal Anita O'Day
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