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Monday 21 May 1945

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ernst Willi Messerschmid in Reutlingen and Richard Hatch. The Body Snatcher, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

On Stage, Everybody (1945 TV Series)

La piste aux étoiles

Starring: Georges Guétary

Country: France

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

La piste aux étoiles

Starring: Georges Guétary

Country: France

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Body Snatcher

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell

Country: United States

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Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall

Country: United States

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook

Country: United States

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A Royal Scandal

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter

Country: United States

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Without Love

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed.
  • German war criminal Heinrich Himmler is captured.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Mills Brothers - I Wish
  2. Bell-Bottom Trousers - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1945?

  • Life: Winston Churchill
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Emperor Hirohito -- May 21, 1945
  • Life: Victory in Europe soldier

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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The White Tower

By: James Ramsey Ullman

Great early 20th Century story with an intriguing twist near the end

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Cass Timberlane

By: Sinclair Lewis

1945

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The Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Black Rose 1945

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