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Thursday 26 April 1945

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chuck Blazer and Antoine Hébrard. The Valley of Decision, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 26 April 1945

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Valley of Decision

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore

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Tarzan and the Amazons

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Henry Stephenson

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The Phantom of 42nd Street

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks

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Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Country: United States

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Hollywood and Vine

Directed by: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

Starring: James Ellison, Wanda McKay, Franklin Pangborn, Ralph Morgan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • World War II: Battle of Bautzen : last successful German tank-offensive of the war and last noteworthy victory of the Wehrmacht.
  • April 26 ndash WWII: The Nazis surrender to the British/Canadian front who now control the Swiss border from Basle to Lake Constance.
  • U.S. Ordnance troops find the coffins of Frederick Wilhelm I, Frederick the Great, Paul von Hindenburg, and his wife.
  • The Western Allies flatly reject any offer of surrender by Germany other than unconditional on all fronts.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 26, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1945 ?

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Beginning To See The Light - Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots
  2. Chloe - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  3. Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
  4. Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
  5. Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra - Sentimental Journey
  6. All of My Life - Three Suns

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