Monday 23 April 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Donald E. Graham .
The Valley of Decision, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1945 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
- Albrecht Haushofer: Writer, dies at 42.
- Concentration camp Flossenburg liberated.
- US troops in Italy cross river Po.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1945 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- I'm Beginning To See The Light - Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots
- Chloe - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
- Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
- Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra - Sentimental Journey
- All of My Life - Three Suns