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Monday 16 July 1945

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diana Warwick and Jos Stelling. Guest Wife, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 16 July 1945

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Movies

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

Guest Wife

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

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Over 21

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Jeff Donnell

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Midnight Manhunt

Directed by: William C. Thomas

Starring: William Gargan, Ann Savage, Leo Gorcey, George Zucco

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Anchors Aweigh

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Country: United States

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Along Came Jones

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, Dan Duryea

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Facts:
  • 1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Cruiser Indianapolis leaves SF with atom bomb
  • The United States successfully tests the first plutonium atomic bomb, at the Alamo-gordo airbase in New Mexico.
  • Manhattan Project: the Atomic Age begins when the United States successfully detonates a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon at the Trinity site near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
  • World War II: The Heavy Cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) leaves San Francisco with parts for the atomic bomb ''Little Boy'' bound for Tinian Island. This would be the last time the Indianapolis would be seen by the Mainland she would be torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-58 on July 30 and sink with 880 out of 1,196 crewmen.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 16, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bell-Bottom Trousers - Jerry Colonna
  2. Perry Como - I'm Gonna Love That Gal

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