Thursday August 09, 1945

US date format: 8/9/1945, UK date format: 9/8/1945

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Gorelik and Jonelle Arien. Divorce, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 09, 1945?


  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
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  • US drops 2nd atomic bomb Fat Man on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki
  • (1102 hours) An American plane drops a plutonium-atomic bomb over the Urakami suburb of Nagasaki, Japan, off-target by three miles. Estimated dead are 38-70,000.
  • World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. 39,000 people are killed outright.
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Directed by: William Nigh

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

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: George Sanders, Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sara Allgood

Country: United States of America

Stagecoach Outlaws

Stagecoach Outlaws

Directed by: Sam Newfield

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

Tell It to a Star

Tell It to a Star

Directed by: Frank McDonald

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

Waltz Time

Waltz Time

Directed by: Paul L. Stein

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 09, 1945?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You)
  2. - On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe

Days to next August 09

If August 09, 1945 is your birthday you're 75 years, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.

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