Friday May 04, 1945

US date format: 5/4/1945, UK date format: 4/5/1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sylviane Agacinski and Monika van Paemel. The Scarlet Clue, directed by Phil Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Scarlet Clue

Directed by: Phil Rosen

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

Enemy of the Law

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

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

The Phantom Speaks

Directed by: John English

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

The Valley of Decision

Directed by: Tay Garnett

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

Tarzan and the Amazons

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Henry Stephenson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 04, 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
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  • German troops in the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway surrender
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1945?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Caldonia - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
  2. Candy - Johnny Long & His Orchestra

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