Tuesday 23 October 1945
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Georgian and Maggi Hambling.
Blithe Spirit, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1945 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Linda Georgian: American clairvoyant and author, founder of the Psychic Friends Network, the first multi-conglomerate psychic phone-line service.
- Maggi Hambling: English sculptor and painter.
- Kim Larsen: Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Gasolin').
- Jackie Robinson signs a contract with the Montreal Royals.
- ICJ (ampquotWorld Courtampquot) established by the United Nations Charter.
- The United Nations is founded.
- The Norwegian Nazi leader Vidkun Quisling is shot to death by a firing squad for treason against Norway.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- I'll Buy That Dream - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
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