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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. Johnny Angel, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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Movies

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Johnny Angel

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: George Raft, Claire Trevor, Signe Hasso, Lowell Gilmore

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Vacation from Marriage

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

Country: United States

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Don't Fence Me In

Directed by: John English

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans

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Paris Underground

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Constance Bennett, Gracie Fields, George Rigaud, Kurt Kreuger

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Flaming Bullets

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Patricia Knox

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Choreotones

Written by: Pauline Koner

Starring: Forest Bonshire, Pauline Koner, Betty Lind, Olga Lunick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dave Cutler: Canadian Football League place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos).
  • Franca Ravedone: Italian homicide victim, killed by her husband Francesco on 1/31/1992 between 2:00 and 3:00 PM.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Buy That Dream - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
  2. Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

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