Sunday 14 October 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Francesco Ambrosio and Karin Brandauer.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Francesco Ambrosio: Italian millionaire, jailed for embezzlement March 1975.
- Karin Brandauer: Austrian film director and script writer, who made more than 40 TV films, often dealing the history of Austria in the 20th century and how Austria handled its past.
- Colin Hodgkinson: English bass player (Whitesnake and The Spencer Davis Group).
- Daan Jippes: Dutch author and illustrator.
- Lesley Joseph: English actress.
- Chicago Cardinals end a record 29-game losing streak, beat Chicago Bears.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Dick Haymes - That's For Me
- Harry James & His Orchestra - It's Been a Long, Long Time
- It's Been a Long, Long Time - Bing Crosby & Les Paul
- Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra - It's Been A Long, Long Time
- Along the Navajo Trail - Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
- I'm Gonna Love That Guy - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (Vocal Dottie Reid)
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