Thursday 30 August 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Schiff .
State Fair, directed by Walter Lang, 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 30 August 1945 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)
- Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony
- Gen MacArthur lands in Japan
- Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.
- The Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1945 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Perry Como - (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
- Hoagy Carmichael - Hong Kong Blues
- On The Atcheson, Topeka, and the Santa Fe - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
- Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys - It's Only a Paper Moon
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