Friday 6 July 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Burt Ward and Rodney Matthews.
The Silver Fleet, directed by Vernon Campbell Sewell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1945 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Burt Ward: TV Actor.
- Rodney Matthews: English fantasy artist and illustrator.
- Rik Elswit: Rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show-In the Right Place).
- Burt Ward in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Robin - Batman).
- Andy Anderson: American athlete, played pro basketball for three seasons beginning in 1967.
- President Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom
- Washingston Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games
- Nicaragua becomes first nation to formally accept United Nations Charter.
- US President Harry S. Truman issues an executive order establishing the Medal of Freedom.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1945 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Tain't Me - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)
- Can't You Read Between the Lines? - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Sentimental Journey - Merry Macs
- Chopin's Polonaise - Carmen Cavallaro & His Orchestra
- Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well? - Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
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