On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Meet the Press" premieres on radio
  • Hollywood Black Friday: A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.
  • Indonesian army forms
  • Queen Wilhelmina visits Rotterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (18) weds Stanley Reames at Morris Chapel in Stockton, California

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh