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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 May 1945
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1945 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- René Féret: French actor, screenwriter, film director and producer.
- Giovanni Minoli: Italian writer, tv show journalist.
- Jacques-Henri Treich: French race horse trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer, father of jockey Jean-Philippe.
- Vilasrao Deshmukh: Indian lawyer and politician 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2012).
- Alistair MacDuff: English lawyer and judge.
- Garry Peterson: Canadian-American drummer (The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive).
- US drop fire bombs on Tokyo
- American bomber planes drop fire bombs on Tokyo, Japan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1945 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Bell-Bottom Trousers - Louis Prima & His Orchestra
- Caldonia Boogie - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
- Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra - You Belong To My Heart
- Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra - There Must Be a Way
- Dick Haymes - Laura