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Monday 6 August 1945

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Cassenti and John Monks. Divorce, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 6 August 1945

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Movies

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

Divorce

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

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Stagecoach Outlaws

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Frances Gladwin, Ed Cassidy

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Tell It to a Star

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Ruth Terry, Robert Livingston, Alan Mowbray, Franklin Pangborn

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Waltz Time

Directed by: Paul L. Stein

Starring: Carol Raye, Peter Graves, Patricia Medina, John Ruddock

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West of the Pecos

Directed by: Edward Killy

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Hale, Richard Martin, Thurston Hall

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hiram Johnson: American politician (Born 1866).
  • Wu: Prince of Korea (Born 1912).
  • Richard Bong: American ace fighter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1945).
Facts:
  • Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by Enola Gay
  • American Colonel Paul Tibbets and the crew of the Enola Gay, flying at 31,600 feet altitude, drop a 4400kg uranium-based atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, set to detonate at 1850 feet above the city. The blast has the impact of a 500-mph wind, leveling almost everything within a two-mile radius, destroying 70,000 buildings, sixty percent of the city. 70,000 people are killed, and 80,000 wounded. The atomic bomb becomes the largest man-made explosion in history, and largest single killer in

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1945 - Geocentric view

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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. On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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