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Sunday 4 June 1944

1944-06-04

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Days of Glory, directed by Jacques Tourneur, 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 ?

Days of Glory

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova, Alan Reed

Country: United States

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Since You Went Away

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Mr. Skeffington

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Claw

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer

Country: United States

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The White Cliffs of Dover

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 June 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
  • Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
  • United States - Pentecost in 2006
  • Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
  • Finland - National flag day of the Finnish Defence Forces (on Mannerheim's birthday).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alain Rodet: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France representing the Haute-Vienne department, and a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.
  • Charlie Whitney: Rock guitarist (Family).
  • Antoine : Madagascaran folksinger.
  • Michelle Phillips: American singer (The Mamas & the Papas) and actress.
  • Richard Norton-Taylor: British editor, journalist and playwright.
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Facts:
  • 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day
  • 1st submarine captured and boarded on high seas-U 505
  • French general De Gaulle arrives in London
  • In Italy, American forces take Rome.
  • World War II: A hunter-killer group of the United States Navy captures the German submarine U-505 : the first time a U.S. Navy vessel had captured an enemy vessel at sea since the 19th century.

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Music Charts

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

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1944?

  • Esquire
  • Life: General Spaatz
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles DeGaulle -- May 29, 1944

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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 beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life 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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