Wednesday August 01, 1945

US date format: 8/1/1945, UK date format: 1/8/1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sandi Griffiths and Anne Duguël. West of the Pecos, directed by Edward Killy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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West of the Pecos

Directed by: Edward Killy

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Hale, Richard Martin, Thurston Hall

The Southerner

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, J. Carrol Naish, Beulah Bondi

The Shanghai Cobra

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, James Cardwell

Guest Wife

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

Over 21

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Jeff Donnell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 01, 1945?


    Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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    Events

  • Mel Ott is 1st in NL to hit 500th HR (joins Babe Ruth & Jimmy Foxx)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1945?


    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  2. Gotta be This or That - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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