Tuesday 21 August 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Patty McCormack in Brooklyn and Willie Lanier.
Love Letters, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Patty McCormack in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Mama, Peck's Bad Girl, The Ropers).
- Willie Lanier: American pro athlete, a football player inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame in 1986.
- 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.
- Celia Brayfield: English journalist and author.
- Jerry DaVanon: American baseball player
- Patty McCormack: American actress and singer
- Basil Poledouris: American composer and conductor (d. 2006)
- 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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