Sunday 26 August 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1945 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Jo Freeman: American lawyer and scholar.
- Tom Ridge: American sergeant and politician 1st Secretary of Homeland Security.
- Melvin Watt: (Rep-D-North Carolina).
- Thomas J Ridge: (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1983- ).
- Franz Werfel: Austrian novelist, playwright and poet whose early work criticized the militaristic philosophy of the 1900's.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Hoagy Carmichael - Hong Kong Blues
- Perry Como - (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
- Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys - It's Only a Paper Moon
- On The Atcheson, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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