Thursday July 12, 1945

US date format: 7/12/1945, UK date format: 12/7/1945

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Roland Blum and Edwin Neal. Anchors Aweigh, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

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

Country: United States of America

Along Came Jones

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

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

The Falcon in San Francisco

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

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

The White Gorilla

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

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

Man from Oklahoma

Directed by: Frank McDonald

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 1945?


  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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  • Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 1945?

    Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. On The Atchison, Topeka, And Santa Fe - Johnny Mercer
  2. I Wish I Knew - Dick Haymes
  3. A Kiss Goodnight - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
  4. Can't You Read Between The Lines - Charlie Spivak
  5. Johnnie Johnston - There Must be a Way

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