Friday 17 August 1945US date format: 8/17/1945, UK date format: 17/8/1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include John Townley and Bob Balaban.
Love Letters, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- John Townley: American published astrologer, with...
- Suzanne Farrell: Dancer.
- Bob Balaban: Actor.
- Yves Herbet
- Rachel Pollack: American author poet and educator.
- Indonesia (Dutch E Indies) declares independence from Netherlands
- Koreas divided on 38th parallel with US occupying the southern area
- Indonesian Declaration of Independence.