Sunday 16 September 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Cozzi and Jessye Norman.
Along the Navajo Trail, directed by Frank McDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1945 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Steve Cozzi: American astrologer and author of several books, most notably concerning local space astrology, including "Generations and Outer Planet Cycles" and "Planets in Locality: Exploring Local Space Astrology.
- Jessye Norman: Musician.
- Pat Stevens: American actress and voice actress (d. 2010).
- Barometric pressure at 856mb (25.55 inches) off Okinawa, Japan (record low).
- World War II: The surrender of the Japanese troops in Hong Kong. The surrender is accepted by the Royal Navy Admiral Sir Cecil Harcourt.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1945 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - You'll Never Walk Alone
- Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters - Along The Navajo Trail
- Dick Haymes - Till The End of Time
- Boogie Woogie - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Along the Navajo Trail - Dinah Shore