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Monday 8 October 1945

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roland Dersoir and Roy Royer. Vacation from Marriage, directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1945

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Movies

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Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

Country: United States

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Don't Fence Me In

Directed by: John English

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

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Paris Underground

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Constance Bennett, Gracie Fields, George Rigaud, Kurt Kreuger

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Flaming Bullets

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Patricia Knox

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Song of Old Wyoming

Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey

Starring: Eddie Dean, Sarah Padden, Ian Keith, Lash La Rue

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Royer: Rock guitarist (Procol Harum).
  • Roland Dersoir: French race horse jockey/ driver, and father of harness racer Jean-Loïc-Claude Dersoir.
  • Strawberry Gatts: American adventurer and New Age multi-tasker.
  • Jean-Louis Touraine: French medical teacher and politician, a member of the National Assembly of France who represents the Rhône department, and is a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.
  • John Betsch: American drummer.
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Facts:
  • Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada
  • US President Harry Truman announces atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. That's For Me - Dick Haymes
  2. Along the Navajo Trail - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
  3. I'm Gonna Love That Guy - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Dottie Reid)
  4. It's Been a Long, Long Time - Bing Crosby & Les Paul
  5. It's Been A Long, Long Time - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  6. It's Been a Long, Long Time - Harry James & His Orchestra

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