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Wednesday 24 October 1945

1945-10-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). And Then There Were None, directed by Rene Clair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

And Then There Were None

Directed by: Rene Clair

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Spellbound

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov

Country: United States

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Blithe Spirit

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond

Country: United States

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Week-End at the Waldorf

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Mildred Pierce

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 24 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Vidkun Quisling: Norwegian military officer and politician Minister President of Norway (d. 1945).
  • Robert Ley: German chemist, ardent Nazi and close friend of Hitler and the labor front leader 1933-1945.
Facts:
  • Charter of United Nations of force became
  • France (PC / PS / MRP win parliamentary election (25 / 24 / 23%)
  • UN charter comes into effect
  • Founding of the United Nations

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Buy That Dream - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
  2. Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1945?

  • Life: Ohio State Football Star
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eduard Benes -- Oct. 22, 1945
  • Life: Fall jewelry in fashion

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

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 ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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 ...

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The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

Tears in corners/edges of paper front cover - Inside text is in great condition.

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The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Ex-libris copy with bookplate attached ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Description: 479 p.

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