Monday 13 August 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lars Engqvist and Gary Gregor.
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1945 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Lars Engqvist: Swedish politician Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden.
- Gary Gregor: American basketball player.
- Robin Jackman: Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster.
- 35 Jews sacrifice their lives to blow up Nazi rubber plant in Silesia
- The Zionist World Congress approaches the British government to discuss the founding of the country of Israel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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