Tuesday 16 October 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pascal Sevran and Paul Monette.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Pascal Sevran: French TV personality, not at all typical.
- Paul Monette: American writer, the author of six novels, a memoir and three collections of poetry before penning his "Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story.
- Wilma Goich: Italian pop singer and television personality, who began her career in 1964, when she released her first single "Dopo il sole pioverà".
- Stefan Buczacki: English horticulturalist botanist and television host.
- Dave Hill: English actor.
- The Food and Agriculture Organization is founded in Quebec City, Canada.
- FAO established as a specialized agency of the United Nations.
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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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