Thursday 5 October 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
To Have and Have Not, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1944 ?
- Claire Wikholm: Swedish actress, a frequent guest in entertainment programs on TV.
- Ben Korthals: Advocate / Dutch MP (VVD).
- Marcel Dossogne: Belgian film, television and theatre actor.
- Richard Rosser: Baron Rosser English union leader and politician.
- Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol: French Sculptor / graphic artist.
- Harold Arlen / ET Harburgs musical premieres in New York City
- Kerkrade (Neth) liberated
- Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down the first German jet fighter over France.
- Suffrage is extended to women in France.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Smoke on the Water - Red Foley
- Together - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- It Could Happen To You - Jo Stafford
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