Sunday 17 June 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Roche and Art Bell.
Story of G.I. Joe, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 June 1945 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Tony Roche: Tennis coach.
- Art Bell: American radio broadcaster who commands the late night hours with his five hour "Coast to Coast" radio show.
- Eddy Merckx: Belgian cyclist,one of the greatest cyclist of all times.
- Frank Ashmore: American actor.
- Tommy Franks: American general.
- Ken Livingstone: English politician 1st Mayor of London
- Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - Baia
- There! I've Said it Again - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra v Teddy Walters
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