Friday 21 September 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bjarni V Tryggvason and Ombrettqa Colli.
Mildred Pierce, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1945 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Bjarni V Tryggvason: Reykjavik, Iceland -- Astronaut (STS 85).
- Ombrettqa Colli: Italian entertainer.
- Laurent Cathala: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Jerry Bruckheimer: American TV and movie producer responsible for action films like ""Flashdance," Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Black Hawk Down," as well as popular TV series like "CSI.
- Carole Feuerman: American artist, the creator of pop sculpture that shows in Tempe museum and in private collections.
- G Cameron: American singer (The Spinners and The Temptations)
- Richard Childress: American race car driver and businessman
- Shaw Clifton: Irish 18th General of The Salvation Army
- Kay Ryan: American poet and educator
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