Tuesday 17 April 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent A and Philippe Lapousterle.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1945 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Vincent A: M van der Burg; Dutch Member of Parliament (CDA).
- Philippe Lapousterle: French journalist and political advisor.
- German occupiers flood Wieringermeer, Netherlands.
- 8th Air Force bombs Dresden, Germany.
- US troops lands in Mindanao.
- Brazilian forces liberate the town of Montese, Italy, from German Nazi forces.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1945 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Laura - Jerry Wald & His Orchestra
- Just a Prayer Away - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- All of My Life - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time - Johnny Long & His Orchestra
- Woody Herman & His Orchestra - Laura
- Just a Prayer Away - Bing Crosby with Ethel Smith (Organ)
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Dream
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