Monday 21 May 1945
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ernst Willi Messerschmid in Reutlingen and Richard Hatch.
The Body Snatcher, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1945 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Ernst Willi Messerschmid in Reutlingen: Germany; astronaut (STS 22).
- Richard Hatch: American actor who is most noted for the TV series "Battlestar Galactica" in which he played Lorne Greene's space-pilot son.
- Ernst Messerschmid: German physicist and astronaut.
- Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed.
- German war criminal Heinrich Himmler is captured.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Mills Brothers - I Wish
- Bell-Bottom Trousers - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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