Wednesday January 31, 1945

US date format: 1/31/1945, UK date format: 31/1/1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 1945). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Marcovitch and Rynn Berry. The House of Fear, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945 On TV people were watching Aktuelt kvarter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The House of Fear

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States of America

Roughly Speaking

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Jean Sullivan

Objective, Burma!

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Errol Flynn, James Brown, William Prince, George Tobias

Country: United States of America

The Jade Mask

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Edwin Luke, Hardie Albright

Madonna of the Seven Moons

Directed by: Arthur Crabtree

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc, Peter Glenville


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 31, 1945?


  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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  • American Private Edward Donald Slovik, age 25, is executed by firing squad for desertion, the first such execution since the US Civil War.

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  • Eddie Slovik: 1st US executed for desertion since...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 31, 1945?

    Top #6 songs in the USA

  1. The Three Caballeros - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  2. Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night of the Week) - Frank Sinatra
  3. I'm Beginning To See The Light - Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
  4. A Little on the Lonely Side - Frankie Carle & His Orchestra
  5. Don't Fence Me In - Horace Heidt & His Orchestra
  6. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

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The World in Your Home

Country: United States of America

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States of America

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States of America

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States of America

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