Tuesday 9 October 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Naftali Bon and Jeannie C Riley in Texas.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 October 1945 ?
- Naftali Bon: Kapsabet, Kenya -- 4x400m runner (1968 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Jeannie C Riley in Texas: USA; singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw).
- Taiguara : Uruguayan-Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 1996).
- Amjad Khan: Indian sarod player.
- British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
- Parade in NYC for Fleet Admiral Nimitz and 13 USN/USMC Medal of Honor recipients
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Jimmy's Blues - Count Basie & His Orchestra
- Judy Garland & Merry Macs - On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Hong Kong Blues
- A Cottage For Sale - Billy Eckstine
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