Tuesday 25 December 1945, Christmas
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kenny Everett and Gary Sandy in Dayton.
Scarlet Street, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Television Garden.
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- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Kenny Everett: British TV personality ( Show).
- Gary Sandy in Dayton: Ohio, USA; actor (Andy - WKRP in Cincinnati).
- Ken "The Snake" Stabler NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders: Super Bowl XI).
- Steve Mancha: [Clyde Wilson]; American singer/songwriter ("Too Many Cooks").
- Tapani Kuningas: Finnish Chief Editor of "New Age" magazine and a UFO enthusiast.
- Noël Mirol: French bass guitarist.
- Noel Redding: Bass guitarist and songwriter who was recruited to play in the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1966 and left in 1969 a year before Hendrix's death.
- Gary Sandy: American actor most noted for his role on the TV series "WKRP in Cincinnati." Mainly working his new career in soaps, he made appearances on "As The World Turns," "Somerset" and "The Secret Storm." Portrayed first as the seducer, he then slipped into the role as the sexually exploited man on the soap spoof "All That Glitters" in 1977. He has made a few guest appearances on prime time TV shows such as "Starsky and Hutch" and "Barnaby Jones."
- Rick Berman: American screenwriter and producer
- Eve Pollard: English journalist and author
- Mike Pringle: Zambian-Scottish lawyer and politician
- Ken Stabler: American football player and sportscaster (d. 2015)
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