Saturday April 14, 1945
US date format: 4/14/1945, UK date format: 14/4/1945
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 14, 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 Richie Blackmore and Ritchie Blackmore.
It's in the Bag!, directed by Richard Wallace, 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 April 14, 1945?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
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- American planes bombed Tokyo and damaged the Imperial Palace
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 14, 1945?
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Top #7 songs in the USA
- Johnny Long & His Orchestra - My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time
- Bing Crosby with Ethel Smith (Organ) - Just a Prayer Away
- Jerry Wald & His Orchestra - Laura
- Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Dream
- Woody Herman & His Orchestra - Laura
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - Just a Prayer Away
- Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra - All of My Life