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Friday 16 November 1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martine van and Teenie Hodges. The Lost Weekend, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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 ?

The Lost Weekend

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry

Country: United States

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Johnny in the Clouds

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Fallen Angel

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Detour

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake

Country: United States

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Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 16 November 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martine van: Hamel in Belgium; ballerina (New York City Ballet Co).
  • Teenie Hodges: American guitarist and songwriter (Hi Rhythm Section) (d. 2014).
  • Lynn Hunt: American historian author and academic.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Yeshiva College (University), chartered in New York, first US Jewish College.
  • Cold War: Operation Paperclip : the United States Army secretly admits 88 German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology.
  • UNESCO is founded.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. No Can Do - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. Don't Forget Tonight Tomorrow - Frank Sinatra
  3. Peggy Lee - Waitin' for the Train to Come In

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ingrid Bergman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Glenn Davis and 'Doc' Blanchard -- Nov. 12, 1945
  • Life: Sailor drinking soda

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

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

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

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