Wednesday 10 May 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathy Farrer and Jim Abrahams in Shorewood.
The White Cliffs of Dover, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Kathy Farrer: LPGA golfer.
- Jim Abrahams in Shorewood: Wisconsin, USA; director (Hot Shots, Top Secret).
- Jackie Lomax in Liverpool: England; rocker ("Is This What You Want").
- Jim Abrahams: American actor, screenwriter, producer, director.
- Bill Land: American astrologer.
- Marie-France Pisier: French actress and director born in Vietnam where her father was stationed, she is a member of a noted family. Her sister's husband began "Doctors Without Borders" and her brother is a renowned mathematician.
- Smith vs. Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal
- US court case Smith v Allwright: excluding Blacks from primary voting is illegal.
- Chinese offensive in West-Yunnan.
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