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Saturday 5 February 1944

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include J R Cobb and J R Cobb in Birmingham. The Uninvited, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Uninvited

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Captain America

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Fighting Sullivans

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle

Country: United States

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Jane Eyre

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Phantom Lady

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis

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 5 February 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
  • J R Cobb: Birmingham, Alabama -- Rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV).
  • J R Cobb in Birmingham: Alabama, USA; rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV).
  • Piero Focaccia: Italian pop singer and film actor.
  • Henfil : Brazilian cartoonist of a famous character, Pasquin.
  • Al Kooper: American musician, he is best known for having spontaneously added the vital organ sound to Bob Dylan's 'Like A Rolling Stone' (he showed up at the session hoping to play guitar).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert E Park: sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at age 79.
Facts:
  • 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin, Germany.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. When They Ask About You - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
  3. Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me - Woody Herman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Air Marshal Tedder
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Earl Warren -- Jan. 31, 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 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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