Tuesday 21 August 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Manset and Nicole Massari.
State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1945 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Gérard Manset: French singer-songwriter, painter, photographer, and writer.
- Nicole Massari: American TV executive who, as the former producer and hostess of the "LA Saturday Show" conducted interviews and scheduled on-the-spot coverage of local events.
- Willie Lanier: American pro athlete, a football player inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame in 1986.
- Patty McCormack: American actress and singer.
- Basil Poledouris: American composer and conductor (d. 2006).
- Jerry DaVanon: American baseball player.
- Celia Brayfield: English journalist and author.
- Patty McCormack in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, The Ropers).
- President Truman ends Lend-Lease program
- US President Harry Truman ends Lend-Lease program.
- Physicist Harry K. Daghlian, Jr. is fatally irradiated in a criticality incident during an experiment with the Demon core at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- On The Atcheson, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
- Perry Como - (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
- Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys - It's Only a Paper Moon
- Hoagy Carmichael - Hong Kong Blues