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Thursday 16 August 1945

US date format: 8/16/1945, UK date format: 16/8/1945

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sheila (singer) and Suzanne Farrell. Love Letters, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1945

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Love Letters

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States of America

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Divorce

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: George Sanders, Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sara Allgood

Country: United States of America

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Stagecoach Outlaws

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Frances Gladwin, Ed Cassidy

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Tell It to a Star

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Ruth Terry, Robert Livingston, Alan Mowbray, Franklin Pangborn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • An assassination attempt is made on Japan's prime minister, Kantaro Suzuki.
  • Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, is captured by Soviet troops.

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Rosemary - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  2. Perry Como - Till The End Of Time
  3. Bing Crosby - If I Loved You
  4. Till The End of Time - Les Brown & His Orchestra (Vocal Doris Day)

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