Monday 26 November 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mikhail Woronin and Tandy Cronyn.
The Ghost Train, directed by Walter Forde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 26 November 1945 ?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Mikhail Woronin: USSR -- Gymnist (1968 Olympics - 2 Gold / 4 Silver / Bronze Medalist).
- Tandy Cronyn: Actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends).
- Bjorn von Sydow: Swedish politician.
- Bernard Defrance: French philosopher who was a professor of psychology and philosophy of education.
- Daniel Davis: American actor.
- John McVie: English-American bass player (Fleetwood Mac and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers)
- Jim Mullen: Scottish guitarist (Kokomo and Morrissey Mullen)
- Michael Omartian: American singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Rhythm Heritage)
- Björn von Sydow: Swedish academic and politician 27th Swedish Minister for Defence
- During snow storm, school bus crashes, killing 15 (Washington).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Waitin' for the Train to Come In - Harry James & His Orchestra (Vocal Kitty Kallen)
- Waitin' for the Train to Come In - Johnny Long & His Orchestra
- The Honeydripper - Jimmie Lunceford Orch v Delta Rhythm Boys
- Holiday For Strings - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?