Tuesday 12 September 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Barry White in Galveston and William McCormick.
Thunder Rock, directed by Roy Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Barry White in Galveston: Texas, USA; singer ("Love's Theme").
- William McCormick: American nuclear engineer and CEO in charge of CMS Energy, a Michigan utilities company that converts nuclear power to natural gas.
- Leonard Peltier: American Indian, a Lakota Sioux convicted of murder in the shooting of an FBI agent.
- Barry White: American musician.
- Vladimir Spivakov: Russian violinist and conductor.
- Colin Young: Barbadian-English singer (The Foundations)
- Noorbeek and Mheer freed
- US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time
- World War II: The liberation of Serbia from Nazi Germany and the Chetniks continues. Bajina Basta in western Serbia is among those liberated cities. Near Trier, American troops enter Germany for the first time.
- WWII: Northern and Southern France invasion forces link up near Dijon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1944 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- The Patty Cake Man - Ella Mae Morse
- It Had to Be You - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
- Hildegarde - Lili Marlene
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