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Saturday 26 May 1945

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Giovanni Minoli and René Féret. China's Little Devils, directed by Monta Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

China's Little Devils

Directed by: Monta Bell

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

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Back to Bataan

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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

Country: United States

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Flame of Barbary Coast

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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The Missing Corpse

Directed by: Albert Herman

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

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The Last Chance

Directed by: Leopold Lindtberg

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1945 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • US drop fire bombs on Tokyo
  • American bomber planes drop fire bombs on Tokyo, Japan.

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Music Charts

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

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

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