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Thursday 10 February 1944

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vernor Vinge and Frances Moore Lappe. Passage to Marseille, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Passage to Marseille

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michle Morgan

Country: United States

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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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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 10 February 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
  • Saint Austreberta
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vernor Vinge: American novelist.
  • Frances Moore Lappe: American writer and activist.
  • Jean-Daniel Cadinot: French photographer, director and producer of gay pornographic films.
  • Frances Lappé: American social activist and prolific writer, whose first book “Diet for a Small Planet” (1971) gave rise to increased consciousness about food choices and their effects on a global scale.
  • Urpo Leppänen: Finnish politician, married three times, third wife is Cuban dancer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Belgium resistance fighter / Author Kamiel van Baelen arrested
  • U-666 / U-545 / U-283 sink off Ireland

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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?

  • Life: George Bernard Shaw
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rear Admiral Turner -- Feb. 7, 1944
  • Esquire

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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