Thursday 1 November 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Grech and Narendra Dabholkar.
Fallen Angel, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1945 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Rick Grech: Bordeaux, France -- Rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic).
- Narendra Dabholkar: Indian author and activist founded Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (d. 2013).
- John Williamson: Australian singer-songwriter.
- 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
- The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro. Australia joins the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - That's for Me
- It Might As Well Be Spring - Paul Weston & His Orchestra (Vocal Margaret Whiting)
- Walkin' with My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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