Thursday 23 August 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rita Pavone and Bob Peck.
State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, 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 most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 23 August 1945 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1945?
- Life: General Spaatz
- Time: Japan's acceptance of unconditional surrender on August 14, 1945, ending WWII.
- Life: Jet plane
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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 ...
Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.
Great early 20th Century story with an intriguing twist near the end
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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