Sunday 18 November 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 18, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mahinda Rajapaksa and Roland Joffe.
Brief Encounter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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Which were the important events of 18 November 1945 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Mahinda Rajapaksa: Sri Lankan lawyer and politician 6th President of Sri Lanka.
- Roland Joffe: Director.
- Glen Walken in Astoria: Queens, New York, USA; actor (Leave it to Larry).
- Wilma Mankiller: Native-American activist, chief of the Cherokee Nation (Born 1945).