Wednesday 12 December 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Ward and Karl Edward Wagner.
Leave Her to Heaven, directed by John M. Stahl, 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..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1945 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Alan Ward: Rocker.
- Karl Edward Wagner: United States -- Sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds).
- Leslie Holbert: LPGA golfer.
- Susi Hush: TV producer.
- Patrice Duhamel: French business leader, a top executive of television and radio stations, and a newspaper journalist and editor.
- René Pétillon: French satirical and political cartoonist.
- Portia Miller: World Leader
- Portia Simpson-Miller: Jamaican politician 7th Prime Minister of Jamaica
- Tony Williams: American drummer composer and producer (The Tony Williams Lifetime) (d. 1997)
- Special Court of justice convicts NSB-leader Mussert to death.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Chickery Chick - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra (vocal Anita O'Day
- Nancy (With The Laughing Face) - Frank Sinatra
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