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Wednesday 31 October 1945

1945-10-31

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Fallen Angel, directed by Otto Preminger, 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 this week ?

Fallen Angel

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Detour

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake

Country: United States

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Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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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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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 31 October 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Ventura: American journalist and author who co-wrote, with James Hillman, "We’ve Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy and the World’s Getting Worse," 1991.
  • Claire Gibault: French conductor and politician, a Member of the European Parliament for the south-east of France.
  • William Berkley: American statistical financier specializing in the insurance fields and CEO of W.R.
  • Russ Ballard: English rock singer/songwriter, guitarist (Argent).
  • Brian Doyle-Murray: American actor producer and screenwriter.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Walkin' with My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. Jo Stafford - That's for Me
  3. It Might As Well Be Spring - Paul Weston & His Orchestra (Vocal Margaret Whiting)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hunter with dog
  • Time: Secretary the Navy James V. Forrestal.
  • Life: Ohio State Football Star

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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