Saturday May 12, 1945

US date format: 5/12/1945, UK date format: 12/5/1945

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 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 Pascal Clément and Patrick Ricard. Las abandonadas, directed by Emilio Fernández, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12, 1945?


  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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  • Argentinian labour leader Jose Peter declares the Federacion Obrera de la Industria de la Carne dissolved.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Las abandonadas

Las abandonadas

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Víctor Junco, Paco Fuentes

Pillow to Post

Pillow to Post

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

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

The Lady Confesses

The Lady Confesses

Directed by: Sam Newfield

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

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

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 1945?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk)
  2. - There's No You

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