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Saturday 28 April 1945

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 28, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include August Wilson . The Valley of Decision, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 28 April 1945

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Movies

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

The Valley of Decision

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore

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Tarzan and the Amazons

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Henry Stephenson

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The Phantom of 42nd Street

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks

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Blood on the Sun

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, John Emery

Country: United States

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Hollywood and Vine

Directed by: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

Starring: James Ellison, Wanda McKay, Franklin Pangborn, Ralph Morgan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Claretta Petacci: mistress of Mussolini, is executed.
  • Bernito Mussolini: Fascist leader (Italy), tried and shot.
  • Hans Bloesch: Writer.
  • Roberto Farinacci: Italian Fascist politician, and important member of the National Fascist Party (PNF) before and during World War II, and one of its ardent anti-Semitic proponents.
Facts:
  • US 5th army reaches Swiss border.
  • British commandos attack Elbe and occupy Lauenburg.
  • Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci are executed by a firing squad consisting of members of the Italian resistance movement.
  • April 28 ndash The Canadian First Army captures Emden and Wilhelmshaven.
  • Operation Manna: British Lancaster bombers drop food into the Netherlands to prevent the starvation of the civilian population.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 28, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #6 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Beginning To See The Light - Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots
  2. Chloe - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
  3. Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
  4. Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
  5. Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra - Sentimental Journey
  6. All of My Life - Three Suns

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