Friday 14 July 1944
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 14 July 1944 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
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Billy McCool: American baseball player.
Patrice Courvalin: French geneticist and biochemist, a professor at the Institut Pasteur where he directs the French National Reference Center for Antibiotics and is the Head of the Antibacterial Agents Unit since 1983.
- Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
- US assault on Coutances Cotentin
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1944 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1944?
- Life: Admiral Nimitz
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Montgomery -- July 10, 1944
- Life: Back from battle
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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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