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Wednesday 1 November 1944

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Burney and Kinky Friedman. The Woman in the Window, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Woman in the Window

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ministry of Fear

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond

Country: United States

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To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Burney: English saxophonist (Wizzard) (d. 2014).
  • Kinky Friedman: American singer-songwriter and author.
  • Bobby Heenan: American professional wrestling manager and commentator.
  • Oscar Temaru: French-Polynesian soldier and politician President of French Polynesia.
  • Rafic Hariri: Lebanese businessman and politician 60th Prime Minister of Lebanon (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • Zeeuws and Flanders freed
  • Japanese begin launching large balloons with bombs destined for the west coast of North America. The balloons maintain a range of altitude by releasing sandbags or hydrogen automatically during their flight. The bombs are set to be released when all sandbags have been dropped.
  • December 7 ampndash Delegates of 52 nations meet at the International Civil Aviation Conference in Chicago to plan for postwar international cooperation, framing the constitution of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1944 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Dance With A Dolly (With a Hole In Her Stocking) - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Strange Fruit

By: Lillian Smith

When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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