Tuesday 10 April 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vera Misevich and Judy Burnett.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 10 April 1945 ?
- Vera Misevich: USSR -- Equestrian dressage (1980 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Judy Burnett: American astrologer, married once, two children.
- Tom Maimoni: American engineer formerly with Parker Brothers Toy Company, stationed in Salem, Massachusetts, a veteran of four marriages and divorces.
- Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
- US troops liberate Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany
- William Schuman and Antony Tudors ballet premieres in New York City
- Canadian troops conquer Deventer.
- General Blaskowitz becomes German leader of "Fort Holland".
- German troops attack Ijsselbrug.
- Visoko is liberated by the 7th, 9th and 17th Krajina Brigades from the Tenth Division of Yugoslav Partisan forces.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Don't Care Who Knows It - Harry James & His Orchestra
- Stuff Like That There - Betty Hutton
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