Sunday July 01, 1945

US date format: 7/1/1945, UK date format: 1/7/1945

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Debbie Harry and Gérard Léonard. Man from Oklahoma, directed by Frank McDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Movies

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Man from Oklahoma

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

Rhapsody in Blue

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

Country: United States of America

Murder, He Says

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Helen Walker, Marjorie Main, Jean Heather

Paris Frills

Directed by: Jacques Becker

Starring: Raymond Rouleau, Micheline Presle, Jean Chevrier, Gabrielle Dorziat

Bells of Rosarita

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 01, 1945?


    Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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    Events

  • 1st of the superstars returns from the WWII, Hank Greenberg homers
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Music charts

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


    Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. Sentimental Journey - Merry Macs
  2. Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well? - Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
  3. Chopin's Polonaise - Carmen Cavallaro & His Orchestra
  4. Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  5. Tain't Me - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

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