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Wednesday 18 April 1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anicet Turinay and Bernard Arcand. Blood on the Sun, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Country: United States

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Hollywood and Vine

Directed by: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

Starring: James Ellison, Wanda McKay, Franklin Pangborn, Ralph Morgan

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Beyond the Pecos

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Rod Cameron, Eddie Dew, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

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The Horn Blows at Midnight

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Jack Benny, Alexis Smith, Dolores Moran, Allyn Joslyn

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Son of Lassie

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1945 ?

  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernie Pyle: American writer, journalist and syndicated columnist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1943 and was killed in Okinawa during World War II.
  • John Ambrose Fleming: English physicist and electrical engineer (b.
  • Ernest T Pyle: British/US newscaster, killed by Japanese gunfire on Okinawa, Japan, at age 44.
  • Prince William of Wied: sovereign Prince of Albania (Born 1876).
  • 1 armed outfielder, St. L Brown Pete Gray, 1st game he goes 1 for 4
  • Epe freed (by corporal G van Aken)
  • Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-German propoganda for months, uses their influence to trap 350,000 German Army Group B troops.
  • Over 1,000 bombers attack the small island of Heligoland, Germany.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 18, 1945 - Geocentric view

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