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Wednesday 28 November 1945

1945-11-28

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). A Walk in the Sun, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Walk in the Sun

A Walk in the Sun

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne

Country: United States

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The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train

Directed by: Walter Forde

Starring: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Kathleen Harrison

Country: United States

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Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki

Country: United States

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The Spiral Staircase

The Spiral Staircase

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Choreotones

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

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 28 November 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Franklin Drilon: Filipino lawyer and politician 22nd President of the Senate of the Philippines.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • An earthquake in Balochistan (Pakistan) causes a tsunami and kills 4,000.
  • The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is declared (this day is celebrated as Republic Day until the 1990s). Marshal Tito is named president.
  • Assembly of the world's first general purpose electronic computer, the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), is completed. It covers of floor space. The first set of calculations is run on the computer.
  • General Eurico Gaspar Dutra is elected president of Brazil.
  • French banks (Banque de France, BNCI, CNEP, Crédit Lyonnais, and Société Générale) nationalized.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Waitin' for the Train to Come In - Harry James & His Orchestra (Vocal Kitty Kallen)
  2. Waitin' for the Train to Come In - Johnny Long & His Orchestra
  3. The Honeydripper - Jimmie Lunceford Orch v Delta Rhythm Boys
  4. Holiday For Strings - Spike Jones & His City Slickers

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: H.T. Webster -- Nov. 26, 1945
  • Life: Afghan hounds
  • Esquire

Books

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

Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

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

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

The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

Historical Fiction

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The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman

The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Great early 20th Century story with an intriguing twist near the end

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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