Wednesday 3 May 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Going My Way, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1944 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Peter Doyle: Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (Born 1949).
- Pete Staples: English bass player (The Troggs).
- Yves Simon: French singer and writer, he has published more than 30 books and released 20 albums of songs.
- Peter Staples: rocker (Troggs - "Wild Thing").
- Ian Peter Leslie Smith: Journalist.
- Robert Thomas: French dancer, choreographer.
- Meet Me in St. Louis opens on Broadway
- Meat rationing ends in US.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - Long Ago (And Far Away)
- Jo Stafford - I Love You
- Amor Amor - Enric Madrguera
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