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Saturday 22 April 1944

1944-04-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Two Girls and a Sailor, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Two Girls and a Sailor

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Van Johnson, June Allyson, Gloria DeHaven

Country: United States

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Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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Buffalo Bill

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell

Country: United States

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Cover Girl

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman

Country: United States

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The Falcon Out West

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale

Country: United States

TV Series

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

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 22 April 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Fossett: American billionaire and adventurer, a record-breaking aviator, balloonist and sailor, accomplished mountain-climber, tri-athlete and swimmer.
  • Doug Jarrett: Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014).
  • Joshua Rifkin: American conductor and musicologist.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hitler and Mussolini meet at Salzburg
  • Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea.
  • World War II: Operation Persecution is initiated : Allied forces land in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - I'll Be Seeing You
  2. Besame Mucho - Andy Russell

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Esther Williams
  • Time: Archbishop of York
  • Life: Air Marshal Harris

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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