Tuesday May 15, 1945

US date format: 5/15/1945, UK date format: 15/5/1945

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Lasse Berghagen and Duarte Pio. Molly and Me, directed by Lewis Seiler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Molly and Me

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Gracie Fields, Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall, Reginald Gardiner

The Last Chance

Directed by: Leopold Lindtberg

Starring: Ewart G. Morrison, John Hoy, Ray Reagan, Luisa Rossi

The Vampire's Ghost

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: John Abbott, Charles Gordon, Peggy Stewart, Grant Withers

Las abandonadas

Directed by: Emilio Fernández

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

Pillow to Post

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 15, 1945?


  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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  • World War II: The final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 1945?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Bell-Bottom Trousers - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
  2. Mills Brothers - I Wish

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