Tuesday August 21, 1945

US date format: 8/21/1945, UK date format: 21/8/1945

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). 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
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State Fair

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

Country: United States of America

Isle of the Dead

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery

Frontier Fugitives

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Lorraine Miller

Love Letters

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States of America

Divorce

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held

    Events

  • US President Harry Truman ends Lend-Lease program.
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