Sunday 8 July 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Micheline Calmy-Rey and Daniel Abadie.
Anchors Aweigh, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman was one of the best selling books.
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- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Micheline Calmy-Rey: Swiss politician 91st President of the Swiss Confederation.
- Daniel Abadie: French museum director, who served as curator at the National Museum of Modern Art and as director of the Jeu de Paume museum in Paris.
- Pascale Bergeron: French professional astrologer.
- WWII: Harry S. Truman is informed that Japan will talk peace if it can retain the reign of the Emperor.ref name=quotnuclearfiles1940quot/
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