Saturday 27 October 1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carrie Snodgress in Park Ridge and Luis Inacio Lula da Silva.
Vacation from Marriage, directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Choreotones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1945 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Carrie Snodgress in Park Ridge: Illinois, USA; actress (Diary of Mad Housewife).
- Luis Inacio Lula da Silva: 35th President of Brazil.
- Jean Guizerix: French ballet dancer and choreographer.
- Luiz Silva: Brazilian politician, a newly elected President in October 2002.
- Carrie Snodgress: American actress of stage, film and TV, she was nominated for an Oscar for best actress in "Diary of a Mad Housewife," 1970.
- Arild Andersen: Norwegian bassist and composer (Masqualero)
- Dick Dodd: American drummer and actor (The Bel-Airs The Standells and Eddie & the Showmen) (d. 2013)
- John Kane: Scotish / US miner / painter, dies at 73
- Luiz da Silva: Brazilian union leader and politician 35th President of Brazil
- Carib Song closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 36 performances
- 1st edition of Elseviers Weekly newspaper (Elseviers Magazine)
- Indonesian separatists riot and fight Dutch and British security forces.
- Getúlio Vargas resigns as the president of Brazil.
- At Gimbels Department Store in New York City, the first ballpoint pens go on sale at $12.50 each.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - That's for Me
- It Might As Well Be Spring - Paul Weston & His Orchestra (Vocal Margaret Whiting)
- Walkin' with My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
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