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Friday 24 August 1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vince McMahon and Molly Duncan. State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

State Fair

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

Country: United States

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Isle of the Dead

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery

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Frontier Fugitives

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Lorraine Miller

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Love Letters

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway

Country: United States

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Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Kay Francis, Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack, Jerome Cowan

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Historical Events

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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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vince McMahon: American professional wrestling promoter.
  • Molly Duncan: Scottish musician, sax player, singer and band member of the group, Average White Band (AWB.
  • Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Saxophonist (Average White Band).
  • Ronee Blakley: American singer-songwriter producer and actress.
  • Ken Hensley: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Uriah Heep The Gods and Toe Fat).
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  • Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy and strike out 12

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Planetary positions on August 24, 1945 - Geocentric view

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