Thursday 25 January 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 25, 1945). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Leigh Taylor-Young and Leigh Taylor-Young in Washington.
Roughly Speaking, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
On TV people were watching Aktuelt kvarter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1945 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Leigh Taylor-Young: American actress and leading lady of films from the late '60s and early '70s.
- Leigh Taylor-Young in Washington: DC, USA; actress (Peyton Place, Alice B Toklas).
- John Leslie: American porn actor director and producer (d. 2010).
- Dave Walker: English singer and guitarist (Savoy Brown and Fleetwood Mac).
- New York Yankees sold by Ruppert estate to Larry MacPhail, Dan Topping
- Grand Rapids, Michigan, becomes first US city to fluoridate its water.
- Dan Topping, Del Webb, and Larry MacPhail purchase New York Yankees for US$2.8 million.
- West Africa 82nd division occupies Myohaung, Burma.
- Japanese occupiers of Batavia arrest Indo-European youths.
- World War II: The Battle of the Bulge ends.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1945 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Perry Como - I Dream Of You
- Harry James & His Orchestra - I'm Beginning To See The Light
- Bing Crosby - Evelina
- Cocktails For Two - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
- Frank Sinatra - I Dream Of You