Wednesday February 21, 1945
US date format: 2/21/1945, UK date format: 21/2/1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1945). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Walter Momper and D'Anna Fortunato.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching Aktuelt kvarter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1945?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- British Army captures Goch.
- US 10th Armour division overthrows Orscholz line.
- The US 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team liberates Corregidor, Philippines.
- Archbishop De Jong calls for help with war casualties.
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- Eric Liddell: China -- English 400m runner (1924...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1945?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Dinah Shore - Sleigh Ride in July
- Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, & Pied Pipers - Candy
- Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - A Little on the Lonely Side
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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