Wednesday 6 June 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur Shawcross and Bernard Depierre.
The Way Ahead, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain 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 June 1945 ?
- Memorial Day - South Korea.
- Doomsday (weekday)
- Queensland Day.
- National holiday of Sweden.
- D-Day landings - Europe.
- Bonza Bottler Day - USA.
- National Yo-yo Day - USA.
- Arthur Shawcross: American homicide, a serial killer of 13 prostitutes in upper New York.
- Bernard Depierre
- David Dukes: San Francisco, California -- Actor (Beacon Hill, 79 Park Avenue, Winds of War).
- Sasha Gabor: Hungarian-Norwegian porn actor (d. 2008).
- Nikolai Velikov: Russian figure skater and coach.
- Larry Howard: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves between 1970 and 1973.
- David E Bonior: (Rep-D-Michigan, 1977- ).
- Meinoud M Rost van Tonningen: Anti semite / NSB (1937-41), suicide.
- Free People premieres in Amsterdam
- King Haakon VII of Norway returns to Norway.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King is re-elected as Canadian prime minister.
- The Franck Committee recommends against a surprise nuclear bombing of Japan.ampref name=ampquotnuclearfiles1940ampquotamp
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You) - Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra
- Dream (When You're Feeling Blue) - Frank Sinatra
- Bing Crosby (Xavier Cugat Orchestra) - You Belong To My Heart
- Johnnie Johnston - Laura
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