Tuesday May 22, 1945

US date format: 5/22/1945, UK date format: 22/5/1945

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Victoria Wyndham in Chicago and Ricky Fenson. China's Little Devils, directed by Monta Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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China's Little Devils

China's Little Devils

Directed by: Monta Bell

Starring: Harry Carey, Paul Kelly, 'Ducky' Louie, Gloria Ann Chew

Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi, Fely Franquelli

Country: United States of America

Flame of Barbary Coast

Flame of Barbary Coast

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley

Twice Blessed

Twice Blessed

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Preston Foster, Gail Patrick, Lee Wilde, Lyn Wilde

The Missing Corpse

The Missing Corpse

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: J. Edward Bromberg, Isabel Randolph, Frank Jenks, Eric Sinclair


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 22, 1945?


  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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  • US 6th Marine division reaches suburbs of Naha, Okinawa, Japan.

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Bell-Bottom Trousers
  2. - Caldonia Boogie
  3. - You Belong To My Heart
  4. - There Must Be a Way
  5. - Laura

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