Friday 29 June 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Johnnie Richardson and Chandrika Kumaratunga.
The Silver Fleet, directed by Vernon Campbell Sewell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1945 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Johnnie Richardson: Rocker (Johnnie & Joe).
- Chandrika Kumaratunga: Sri Lankan journalist and politician 5th President of Sri Lanka.
- 20.6 cm rainfall at Litchville North Dakota (state record)
- Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR.
- Carpathian Ruthenia is annexed by the Soviet Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bell Bottom Trousers - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- I Should Care - Frank Sinatra
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