Saturday 6 May 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The White Cliffs of Dover, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1944 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- José Menendez: Cuban-American entrepreneur, worth $14 million.
- Carl Hagen: Norwegian politician of the Progress Party.
- Anton Furst: English-American production designer and art director (d. 1991).
- Masanori Murakami: first Japanese baseball player in major leagues.
- Judy Johns: American astrologer interested in mundane astrology who wrote a column in "Aspects" in the '90s.
- KJR-AM in Seattle Washington swaps calls with KOMO
- 70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- G.I. Jive - Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
- I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You - Ink Spots
- Perry Como - Long Ago (and Far Away)
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