Saturday 24 February 1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Prost in France Formula One race driver (1985 and Barry Bostwick.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, 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 24 February 1945 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Alain Prost in France Formula One race driver (1985: 1986, 1989, 1993) and team owner.
- Barry Bostwick: American actor, perhaps best known for his portrayal of the shallow mayor in "Spin City," a popular TV series from 1996-2002.
- Steve Berrios: American drummer (d. 2013).
- Egypt and Syria declares war on Nazi-Germany
- Nazi occupiers begin state of siege
- Manila freed from Japanese.
- Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
- The Egyptian Premier Ahmad Mahir Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Sleigh Ride in July - Dinah Shore
- Candy - Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, & Pied Pipers
- A Little on the Lonely Side - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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