Monday 7 May 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Strasser and Christy Moore.
Blood on the Sun, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain 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 7 May 1945 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Robin Strasser: American actress.
- Christy Moore: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Planxty and Moving Hearts).
- Cornelius Bumpus
- Robin Strasser in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Dorian - One Life to Live, Another World).
- Wim A: Mateman; Dutch Member of Parliament (CDA).
- Helen Gamboa: Filipina veteran actress, singer, and former beauty queen.
- British troops pull into Utrecht Neth
- Formal undertaking of complete German surrender
- Nazi generals Jodl and Von Friedenburg surrender
- Pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano)
- SS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22
- (0241 hours French time) At Rheims, France, German armed forces sign unconditional surrender, effective from 0001 hours on May 9. Signing for Germany is Chief of Staff of German Army Colonel General Gustaf Jodl. Signing for the Supreme Allied Commander is Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Walter Smith. Signing for France is General Fran?ois Sevez. Signing for the Soviet Union is General Ivan Susloparoff.
- Branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League.
- Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague, Netherlands.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Candy - Johnny Long & His Orchestra
- Caldonia - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
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