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Wednesday 23 May 1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elliott Bernerd and Misty Morgan. The Body Snatcher, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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TV Series

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On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

On Stage, Everybody

Starring: Danton Walker

Country: United States

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 23 May 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Elliott Bernerd: English broker / multi-millionaire.
  • Misty Morgan: country keyboardist (duo with Jack Blanchard).
  • Michel Arth: Belgian retired school teacher, living on an invalid’s pension and astrology readings.
  • Harvey Bialy: American molecular biologist and AIDS denialist.
  • Lauren Chapin: American child actress on TV series "Father Knows Best," a heart-warming show of family values that belied the reality of her life.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Heinrich Himmler: German head of the Gestapo police, architect of the concentration camps and the Holocaust, who was second only to Hitler in the Third Reich.
Facts:
  • Winston Churchill resigns as British Prime Minister
  • British military police arrest Admiral Karl D�nitz.
  • German island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British.
  • Lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary.

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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 Black Rose

By: Thomas B. Costain

Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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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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