Friday 24 August 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan and Molly Duncan.
State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Saxophonist (Average White Band).
- Molly Duncan: Scottish musician, sax player, singer and band member of the group, Average White Band (AWB.
- Vince McMahon: American professional wrestling promoter.
- Ronee Blakley: American singer-songwriter producer and actress.
- Ken Hensley: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Uriah Heep The Gods and Toe Fat).
- Marsha Johnson: American drag queen performer and activist (d. 1992)
- Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy and strike out 12
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