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Wednesday 13 September 1944

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Peter Cetera in Chicago and Juan Ábrego. Thunder Rock, directed by Roy Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Thunder Rock

Directed by: Roy Boulting

Starring: Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Barbara Mullen

Country: United States

Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Mexico

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Tom Conway, Mona Maris, Martha Vickers

Country: United States

The Canterville Ghost

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Bathing Beauty

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Peter Cetera in Chicago: Illinois, USA; lead singer (Chicago - "25 or 6 to 4", "Old Days").
  • Juan Ábrego: Mexican drug smuggler who reportedly has two birth certificates, one in Mexico and the other in Texas, and who became the center of dispute between Mexico and the US when he was arrested for drug trafficking in early 1999.
  • Carol Barnes: former ITV news presenter (Born 1944).
  • Jacqueline Bisset: English actress and producer.
  • Peter Cetera: American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Chicago).
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Facts:
  • 30th Infantry division of US 1st Army frees Margraten
  • Last transport out camp Westerbork to Bergen Belsen
  • US 28th Infantry division opens assault on Siegfried line / Westwall

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby) - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  2. The Patty Cake Man - Ella Mae Morse
  3. It Had to Be You - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
  4. Hildegarde - Lili Marlene

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Captured Nazis
  • Time: Plane manufacturer Leroy Randle Grumman
  • Life: Secretary of State Hull

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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