Wednesday 17 October 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dave Cutler and Franca Ravedone.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis 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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Which were the important events of 17 October 1945 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
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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