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Tuesday 11 January 1944

1944-01-11

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey

Country: United States

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Lifeboat

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Country: United States

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A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 11 January 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Crakow-Plaszow Concentration Camp established.
  • US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposes a Second Bill of Rights for social and economic security in his State of the Union address
  • Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp established.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Star Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. My Ideal - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  3. Speak Low (When You Speak, Love) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  4. Victory Polka - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  5. Kay Armen - The Dreamer

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

  • Life: Bob Hope
  • Time: German Field Marshal Fritz Erich von Manstein.
  • Life: Alaska skiing holiday

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 beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life 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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