Sunday 2 January 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Eotvos and Prince Norodom Ranariddh.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching At Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1944 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Peter Eotvos: Hungarian composer and conductor.
- Prince Norodom Ranariddh: Cambodian politician.
- Paul Chemla: French bridge player, noted for his broad girth and his large cigars.
- Péter Eötvös: Hungarian composer and conductor.
- Norodom Ranariddh: Cambodian field marshal and politician 1st Prime Minister of Cambodia.
- 1st use of helicopters during warfare (British Atlantic patrol)
- WWII: Free French General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny is appointed to command French Army B, part of the Sixth United States Army Group in North Africa.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?