Thursday 24 May 1945
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Back to Bataan, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Terry Callier: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012).
- Steven Norris: English engineer and politician.
- Richard Ottaway: English lieutenant and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs.
- Priscilla Presley: German-American actress, news figure, business executive and author.
- Priscilla Presley in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Jenna - Dallas, The Naked Gun).
- Clinton Jones: American college and pro football player. He played Running Back for Michigan State, winning the Heisman Trophy voting in 1966, and then with the Minnesota Vikings from 1967 to 1972, and the San Diego Chargers in 1973.
- Robert Ritter von Greim: German field marshal (Born 1892).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bell-Bottom Trousers - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
- Mills Brothers - I Wish
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