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Sunday 11 November 1945, Veteran's Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denise Alexander in New York City and Bill Lilly. The Lost Weekend, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

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

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Lost Weekend

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry

Country: United States

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Johnny in the Clouds

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Fallen Angel

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Detour

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake

Country: United States

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Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Denise Alexander in New York City: New York, USA; actress (General Hospital, Another World).
  • Bill Lilly: American businessman, self-made millionaire and ex-convict.
  • Daniel Ortega: Nicaraguan politician who has been President of Nicaragua since 2007; previously he was leader of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990, first as Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction (1979–1985) and then as President (1985–1990).
  • Elvin Hayes: Rayville sports Champions.
  • Chris Dreja: English guitarist and songwriter (The Yardbirds and Box of Frogs).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jerome Kern: American composer, recognized for his light-opera scores of the modern school of melody.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Peggy Lee - Waitin' for the Train to Come In
  2. Don't Forget Tonight Tomorrow - Frank Sinatra
  3. No Can Do - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1945?

  • Life: Sailor drinking soda
  • Time: Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Black Rose 1945

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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Cass Timberlane

By: Sinclair Lewis

1945

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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