Monday 27 August 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include G W Bailey and Douglas Campbell.
State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The White Tower by James Ramsey Ullman 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 ?
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1945 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- G W Bailey: Port Arthur, Texas -- Actor (Dr Beale-St Elsewhere).
- Douglas Campbell: Canadian lawyer and judge.
- US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- On The Atcheson, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
- Hoagy Carmichael - Hong Kong Blues
- Perry Como - (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
- Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys - It's Only a Paper Moon
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