Friday 27 April 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include August Wilson and Martin Chivers.
The Valley of Decision, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 27 April 1945
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1945 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- August Wilson: American playwright, whose prolific works chronicle the African-American experience in the United States.
- Martin Chivers: English footballer and manager.
- Jack Deverell: English general.
- Helen Hodgman: Scottish-Australian author.
- 2nd Republic of Austria forms
- Italian partisans capture Mussolini prisoner
- US 5th army enters Genua.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1945 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Beginning To See The Light
- Spike Jones & His City Slickers - Chloe
- Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
- Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra - Sentimental Journey
- All of My Life - Three Suns