Saturday 12 May 1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Blood on the Sun, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Alan Ball: Jr.
- Ian McLagan: English-American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Small Faces Faces and The New Barbarians) (d. 2014).
- Willie Parnell: US singer (Archie Bell and the Drells).
- Patrick Ricard: French entrepreneur and Chairman and CEO of the liquor & wine group Pernod Ricard, which he inherited from his father Paul Ricard, the founder of the company.
- Pascal Clément: French politician, a member of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP).
- Jayotis Washington: Rocker
- Linda Carlson in Knoxville: Tennessee, USA; actress (Bev - Newhart, Katie - Kaz).
- Jean-Pierre Xiradakis: French restaurateur, the chef-sommelier at La Tupina in Bordeaux, France.
- Nicky Henson: British actor
- Argentinian labour leader Jose Peter declares the Federacion Obrera de la Industria de la Carne dissolved.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk) - Bing Crosby & Judy Garland
- There's No You - Jo Stafford
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