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Thursday 26 July 1945

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 26, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Helen Mirren and Sergio Galeotti. The Southerner, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 26 July 1945

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

The Southerner

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, J. Carrol Naish, Beulah Bondi

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The Shanghai Cobra

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, James Cardwell

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Guest Wife

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

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Over 21

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alexander Knox, Charles Coburn, Jeff Donnell

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Midnight Manhunt

Directed by: William C. Thomas

Starring: William Gargan, Ann Savage, Leo Gorcey, George Zucco

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 July 1945 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Helen Mirren: British actress, winner of an assortment of awards, best known in the US for her portrayal of the complex Jane Tennison, detective.
  • Sergio Galeotti: Italian entrepreneur who built his own company, Armani Spa.
  • Betty Davis: British dance teacher of Dame Margot Fonteyn, dies.
  • Linda Harrison in Berlin: Maryland, USA; actress (Bracken's World, Planet of the Apes).
  • Suzanna Leigh: English actress.
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  • After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes Prime Minister
  • Declaration of Potsdam: US / Britain / China demands Japanese surrender
  • Japanese government disregards US ultimatum
  • US cruiser Indianapolis reaches Tinian with atom bomb
  • The Potsdam Declaration is signed in Potsdam, Germany.

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Planetary positions on July 26, 1945 - Geocentric view

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

Top #7 songs in the USA
  1. Stan Kenton & His Orchestra - Tampico
  2. Jo Stafford - Out of This World
  3. Martha Tilton - Stranger in Town
  4. Perry Como - If I Loved You
  5. If I Loved You - Harry James & His Orchestra
  6. On The Atchison, Topeka, And Santa Fe - Bing Crosby
  7. A Friend of Yours - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra

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