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Sunday 5 August 1945

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacob Reitsma and Jo Collins. Lady on a Train, directed by Charles David, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lady on a Train

Directed by: Charles David

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce

Country: United States

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Christmas in Connecticut

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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The Silver Fleet

Directed by: Vernon Campbell Sewell

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight

Country: United States

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Rhapsody in Blue

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacob Reitsma: Economist / Dutch MP (CDA).
  • Jo Collins: Oregon, United States -- Playboy playmate (Dec, 1964).
  • Loni Anderson: American actress, a lush and shapely blonde with a quality of great sweetness and a high IQ.
  • Valeria Ciangottini: Italian film, television and stage actress, chosen at fourteen years of age by Federico Fellini, after he noticed her at the exit of the school, for the role of Paola in "La Dolce Vita.
  • Michel Pichon: French writer and illustrator.
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Facts:
  • Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (August 6th in Japan)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Gotta be This or That - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra

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Books

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Great early 20th Century story with an intriguing twist near the end

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