Friday July 13, 1945
US date format: 7/13/1945, UK date format: 13/7/1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Joël Hart and Alain Demouzon.
Anchors Aweigh, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 1945?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- 1st atom bomb explodes in New Mexico
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1945?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Johnston - There Must be a Way
- Charlie Spivak - Can't You Read Between The Lines
- Woody Herman & His Orchestra - A Kiss Goodnight
- Dick Haymes - I Wish I Knew
- Johnny Mercer - On The Atchison, Topeka, And Santa Fe