Wednesday 21 February 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the important events of 21 February 1945 ?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
- International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
- Walter Momper: German politician.
- D'Anna Fortunato: American mezzo-soprano.
- Paul Newton: English bass player (Uriah Heep).
- Eric Liddell: China -- English 400m runner (1924 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- British Army captures Goch.
- US 10th Armour division overthrows Orscholz line.
- The US 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team liberates Corregidor, Philippines.
- Archbishop De Jong calls for help with war casualties.
- World War II: Japanese Kamikaze planes sink the escort carrier Bismarck Sea and damage the Saratoga.
- The last V-2-rocket is launched from Peenemünde.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1945 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night of the Week) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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