Tuesday 2 October 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Tejeda and Vladimir Ivanovich Kozlov.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor 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 2 October 1945 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Frank Tejeda: (Rep-D-Texas).
- Vladimir Ivanovich Kozlov: Cosmonaut.
- Neil Frances: Tennant; rocker (Pet Shop Boy - "West End Girl").
- Don McLean: American musician, a singer, songwriter and guitarist of folk rock who achieved his greatest success in the '70s as a soloist.
- Michel Morin: French-Canadian astrologer, creator of "The Astro Diary," published by Quo Vadis.
- Martin Hellman: American cryptographer and academic
- George Albert Smith becomes president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Lily Belle
- The Blond Sailor - Andrews Sisters
- It's Only a Paper Moon - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Dottie Reid)
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