Thursday 6 April 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include [Holly] Michelle [Gilliam] Phillips in Long Beach and Judith McConnell in Pittsburgh.
Buffalo Bill, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- [Holly] Michelle [Gilliam] Phillips in Long Beach: California, USA; singer (Mama and Papas)/actress (Knots Landing).
- Judith McConnell in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Sophia - Santa Barbara).
- Charles Sobhraj: French serial killer of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, Sobhraj was known as "The Serpent" for his cunning and poisonous ways.
- Anita Pallenberg: Italian-English model actress and fashion designer.
- Felicity Palmer: English operatic soprano.
- Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain, France overrun by Germans.
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- Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra
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