Sunday April 15, 1945

US date format: 4/15/1945, UK date format: 15/4/1945

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Christian Bergelin and Ritchie Blackmore. The Horn Blows at Midnight, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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The Horn Blows at Midnight

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Jack Benny, Alexis Smith, Dolores Moran, Allyn Joslyn

Son of Lassie

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

China Sky

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Randolph Scott, Ruth Warrick, Ellen Drew, Anthony Quinn

Salome Where She Danced

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak

Two O'Clock Courage

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Tom Conway, Ann Rutherford, Richard Lane, Lester Matthews

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 15, 1945?


    Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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    Events

  • British Army liberates Belsen concentration camp
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 15, 1945?


    Top #7 songs in the USA

  1. All of My Life - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. Just a Prayer Away - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  3. Woody Herman & His Orchestra - Laura
  4. Freddy Martin & His Orchestra - Dream
  5. Laura - Jerry Wald & His Orchestra
  6. Just a Prayer Away - Bing Crosby with Ethel Smith (Organ)
  7. My Dreams are Getting Better All the Time - Johnny Long & His Orchestra

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