Friday 4 May 1945
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Monika van Paemel and George Wadenius rocker (Blood.
Blood on the Sun, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1945 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Monika van Paemel: Belgian writer (Accursed Fathers).
- George Wadenius rocker (Blood: Sweat and Tears).
- Narasimhan Ram: Indian journalist.
- Sylviane Jospin: French noted family, the wife of politician Lionel Jospin.
- Jan Mulder: Dutch footballer and journalist.
- Fedor von Bock: German field marshal (Born 1880).
- German troops in the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway surrender
- The North German army surrenders to Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Laura - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
- Sentimental Journey - Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra
- Spike Jones & His City Slickers - Chloe
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Beginning To See The Light
- Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra - Tippin' In
- All of My Life - Three Suns
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