Thursday 22 February 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1945 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Ed Kerns: American artist.
- Oliver : American singer best known for his hit single "Good Morning Starshine" 9 and "Jean," both in 1969.
- Leslie Charleson: American actress.
- Osip Brik: Russian author and critic (d. 1945).
- Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland
- Arab League forms (Cairo, Egypt).
- British troops take Ramree Island, Burma.
- Uruguay declares war on Germany and Japan.
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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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