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Friday 11 May 1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 11, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Sarrus and Claude Maillols. Pillow to Post, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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What the sky looked like on 11 May 1945

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pillow to Post

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Stuart Erwin

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The Lady Confesses

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Mary Beth Hughes, Hugh Beaumont, Edmund MacDonald, Claudia Drake

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Enemy of the Law

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

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

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The Valley of Decision

Directed by: Tay Garnett

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

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Tarzan and the Amazons

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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Facts:
  • US marines conquer Awatsha Draw, Okinawa, Japan.
  • World War II: Off the coast of Okinawa, the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Although badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 11, 1945 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Jo Stafford - There's No You
  2. Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk) - Bing Crosby & Judy Garland

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