Monday 29 October 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gérard Vignoble and Melba Moore.
Vacation from Marriage, directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas 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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- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Gérard Vignoble
- Melba Moore: American singer and actress, she is known for her powerful voice.
- Melba Moore in New York City: New York, USA; singer/actress (Ellis Island).
- Mick Gallagher: English keyboard player and songwriter (The Animals The Blockheads and Skip Bifferty).
- Ron Maag: American businessman and politician.
- Gerrit Ybema: Dutch civil servant and politician (d. 2012).
- 1st ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented
- Happy Chandler, resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commish
- First ball-point pen goes on sale in USA, at Gumbel's of New York, for US$12.50. Nearly 10,000 are sold on the first day.
- Getulio Vargas, president of Brazil, resigns.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1945 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Walkin' with My Honey (Soon, Soon, Soon) - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
- It Might As Well Be Spring - Paul Weston & His Orchestra (Vocal Margaret Whiting)
- Jo Stafford - That's for Me
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