Wednesday 1 August 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 August 1945 ?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
- Sandi Griffiths: American singer, The Lawrence Welk Show.
- William Weld: Politician.
- Anne Duguël: Belgian writer.
- Sandi Jensen: American singer, a red-haired lovely on the Lawrence Welk Show beginning in 1971.
- Laila Morse: Soap Opera Actress.
- Douglas Osheroff: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Mel Ott is 1st in NL to hit 500th HR (joins Babe Ruth & Jimmy Foxx)
- SVBO soccer team forms in Barger-Oosterveld
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- Gotta be This or That - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra