Wednesday May 02, 1945

US date format: 5/2/1945, UK date format: 2/5/1945

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 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. Famous people born on this day include Bianca Jagger and Eomot RaSun. The Scarlet Clue, directed by Phil Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 02, 1945?


  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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  • Dutch Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
  • German Army in Italy surrenders
  • Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
  • Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste
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The Scarlet Clue

The Scarlet Clue

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

The Bullfighters

The Bullfighters

Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair, Stan Laurel

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Margo Woode, Richard Lane

Enemy of the Law

Enemy of the Law

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Kay Hughes

The Phantom Speaks

The Phantom Speaks

Directed by: John English

Starring: Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges, Lynne Roberts, Tom Powers

The Valley of Decision

The Valley of Decision

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Donald Crisp, Lionel Barrymore

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 02, 1945?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Candy
  2. - Caldonia

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