Friday May 25, 1945

US date format: 5/25/1945, UK date format: 25/5/1945

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 25, 1945). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Priscilla Presley and Dave Lee Travis. China's Little Devils, directed by Monta Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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China's Little Devils

Directed by: Monta Bell

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

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

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

The Missing Corpse

Directed by: Albert Herman

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

Molly and Me

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 25, 1945?


  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 25, 1945?

    Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. Bell-Bottom Trousers - Louis Prima & His Orchestra
  2. Caldonia Boogie - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
  3. You Belong To My Heart - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  4. There Must Be a Way - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
  5. Dick Haymes - Laura

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