Monday 17 April 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Lill and Robert Jaffe.
Double Indemnity, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1944 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- John Lill: Professor / Pianist.
- Robert Jaffe: American stockbroker and billionaire, colleague of convicted felon Bernard Madoff.
- JT Hearne: English cricketer (Born 1867).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) - Harry James & His Orchestra (Vocal Dick Haymes)
- Bing Crosby - I Love You
- It's Love-Love-Love - Four King Sisters
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