Wednesday 2 May 1945
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Weddington and Randy Cain.
Blood on the Sun, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1945 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Sarah Weddington: American attorney.
- Randy Cain: American soul singer (Four Gents/Delfonics).
- Robert Henrit English pop drummer (Argent: The Kinks - "Waterloo Sunset").
- Judge Dread: English musician (d. 1998).
- Gene Deckerhoff: American sports announcer.
- Dread: English singer-songwriter (d. 1998)
- Bianca Jagger: Nicaraguan-American model actress and activist
- Goldy McJohn: Canadian keyboard player (Steppenwolf The Mynah Birds and The Sparrows)
- Dutch Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
- German Army in Italy surrenders
- Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
- Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste
- Allies occupy Wismar, Germany.
- Lübeck is liberated by the British Army.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
- All of My Life - Three Suns
- Sentimental Journey - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
- Spike Jones & His City Slickers - Chloe
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Beginning To See The Light
- Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
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