Wednesday 10 May 1944
It was Wednesday, 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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- 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
- Jim Abrahams in Shorewood: Wisconsin, USA; director (Hot Shots, Top Secret).
- Jackie Lomax in Liverpool: England; rocker ("Is This What You Want").
- Marie-France Pisier: French actress and director born in Vietnam where her father was stationed, she is a member of a noted family.
- Bill Land: American astrologer.
- Jim Abrahams: American actor, screenwriter, producer, director.
- Kathy Farrer: LPGA golfer
- 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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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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