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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1945.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1945: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1945?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1945 WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM
  • 02 Jun 1945 Audie Murphy is awarded the Medal of Honor.
  • 04 Jun 1945 6th Marine division occupies Orokoe Peninsula Okinawa
  • 05 Jun 1945 Opera Peter Grimes of Benjamin Britten, premieres in London
  • 06 Jun 1945 Free People premieres in Amsterdam
  • 07 Jun 1945 King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
  • 09 Jun 1945 Gruesome Twosome, premieres in USA
  • 10 Jun 1945 US destroyer William D Porter (Willie Dee) sunk by kamikaze
  • 12 Jun 1945 US 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa
  • 13 Jun 1945 Heerjansdam soccer team forms
  • 15 Jun 1945 ANJV established in Concert building, Amsterdam
  • 16 Jun 1945 71st Preakness: Wayne D Wright aboard Polynesian wins in 1:58.8
  • 17 Jun 1945 Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)
  • 21 Jun 1945 US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WWII
  • 22 Jun 1945 World War II: The Battle of Okinawa ends when organised resistance of Imperial Japanese Army forces collapses in the Mabuni area on the southern tip of the main island.
  • 23 Jun 1945 77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2
  • 24 Jun 1945 Schermerhorn government forms
  • 25 Jun 1945 Allied landing at Ternate Molukkas
  • 26 Jun 1945 UN Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco
  • 27 Jun 1945 Foundation 1940-45 established
  • 28 Jun 1945 Polish Provisional Government of National Unity set up by Soviets.
  • 29 Jun 1945 20.6 cm rainfall at Litchville North Dakota (state record)
  • 30 Jun 1945 17-day newspaper strike in New York begins

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1945?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - You Belong To My Heart
  2. - Good, Good, Good (That's You-That's You)
  3. - Dream (When You're Feeling Blue)
  4. - Laura
  5. - The More I See You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America