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Sunday 27 May 1945

1945-05-27

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). The Way Ahead, directed by Carol Reed, 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 months ?

The Way Ahead

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald

Country: United States

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Back to Bataan

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States

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The Body Snatcher

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell

Country: United States

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Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall

Country: United States

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruce Cockburn: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Esquires and The Flying Circus).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Enno Lolling: German SS-Standartenfuhrer died by suicide (Born 1888).

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. There Must Be a Way - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  2. Dick Haymes - Laura
  3. Caldonia Boogie - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
  4. Bell-Bottom Trousers - Louis Prima & His Orchestra
  5. You Belong To My Heart - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Winston Churchill
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Emperor Hirohito -- May 21, 1945
  • Life: Victory in Europe soldier

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

Historical Fiction

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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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