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Monday 11 December 1944

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Ashley White and Lynda Day George in San Marcos. The Keys of the Kingdom, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Keys of the Kingdom

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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National Velvet

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Murder, My Sweet

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Hollywood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Tom Conway, Barbara Hale, Veda Ann Borg

Country: United States

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I'll Be Seeing You

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Ashley White: Composer.
  • Lynda Day George in San Marcos: Texas, USA; actress (Casey - Mission Impossible).
  • Teri Garr: American actress and comedienne who was a regular on the "Sonny and Cher Comedy Review," 1974.
  • Brenda Lee: American singer billed as "Little Miss Dynamite, the little girl with the big voice," from the time she was a 4' 9" (approximately 145 cm) youngster appearing on a local radio show Saturday nights.
  • Gianni Morandi: Italian pop singer and entertainer.
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Facts:
  • Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1944?

  • Life: Judy Garland
  • Time: U.S. Secretary State Edward R. Stettinius Jr.
  • Life: B29s at work

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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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