Saturday 12 May 1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
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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Which were the important events of 12 May 1945 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Pascal Clément: French politician, a member of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP).
- Patrick Ricard: French entrepreneur and Chairman and CEO of the liquor & wine group Pernod Ricard, which he inherited from his father Paul Ricard, the founder of the company.
- Willie Parnell: US singer (Archie Bell and the Drells).
- Nicky Henson: British actor.
- Jayotis Washington: Rocker.
- Alan Ball: Jr.
- Ian McLagan: English-American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Small Faces Faces and The New Barbarians) (d. 2014).
- Jean-Pierre Xiradakis: French restaurateur, the chef-sommelier at La Tupina in Bordeaux, France.
- Linda Carlson in Knoxville: Tennessee, USA; actress (Bev - Newhart, Katie - Kaz).
- Argentinian labour leader Jose Peter declares the Federacion Obrera de la Industria de la Carne dissolved.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Jo Stafford - There's No You
- Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk) - Bing Crosby & Judy Garland