Monday July 02, 1945

US date format: 7/2/1945, UK date format: 2/7/1945

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Lescure and James Orville Fulkerson. The White Gorilla, directed by Harry L. Fraser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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The White Gorilla

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Ray Corrigan, Lorraine Miller, George J. Lewis, Francis Ford

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

    Events

  • The Okinawa campaign is declared over. Total US casualties are 80,000 (dead, wounded, missing, non-combat sickness). Total Japanese casualties are 120,000.

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