Wednesday July 11, 1945

US date format: 7/11/1945, UK date format: 11/7/1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Elie Lison and Patrick Joseph McGrath. Anchors Aweigh, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Movies

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Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Country: United States of America

The Falcon in San Francisco

The Falcon in San Francisco

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Tom Conway, Rita Corday, Edward Brophy, Sharyn Moffett

Along Came Jones

Along Came Jones

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, Dan Duryea

The White Gorilla

The White Gorilla

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Ray Corrigan, Lorraine Miller, George J. Lewis, Francis Ford

Man from Oklahoma

Man from Oklahoma

Directed by: Frank McDonald

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1945?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - There Must be a Way
  2. - Can't You Read Between The Lines
  3. - A Kiss Goodnight
  4. - I Wish I Knew
  5. - On The Atchison, Topeka, And Santa Fe

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1945 is your birthday you're 75 years, 1 month, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 28 days.
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