Wednesday 24 October 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Titus and Anthony Christian.
Spellbound, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Anthony Christian: English artist.
- Alan Titus: American baritone.
- Gerald Larose: Quebec labour union executive.
- Duncan Lunan: Scottish astronomer and writer.
- Gérald Larose: Canadian educator and union leader.
- Charter of United Nations of force became
- France (PC / PS / MRP win parliamentary election (25 / 24 / 23%)
- UN charter comes into effect
- Founding of the United Nations
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- I'll Buy That Dream - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
- Chickery Chick - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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