Sunday 28 October 1945
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wayne Fontana in Manchester and Louise Deschatelets.
Vacation from Marriage, directed by Alexander Korda, 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.
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 28 October 1945 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Wayne Fontana in Manchester: England; rocker ("Groovy Kind of Love").
- Louise Deschatelets: Canadian actress seen in TV soap series and host of a daily talk show.
- Sandy Berger: American lawyer and politician 19th United States National Security Advisor (d. 2015).
- Elton Dean: English saxophonist and keyboard player (Soft Machine) (d. 2006).
- Wayne Fontana: English singer (The Mindbenders).
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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