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Monday 23 October 1944

1944-10-23

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). None But the Lonely Heart, directed by Clifford Odets, 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 30 days ?

None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ministry of Fear

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond

Country: United States

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To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb

Country: United States

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Tall in the Saddle

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Harding: English singer-songwriter and comedian.
  • Jim Rittwage: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played eight games with the Cleveland Indians in September 1970.
  • Warren Burton: Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
  • Gulf of Leyte battle begin
  • Soviet army invades Hungary.
  • WWII: Medal of Honor winning submarine ace Richard O'Kane becomes a prisoner of war when ''Tang'' is sunk in the Formosa Strait.
  • Florence Foster Jenkins gives a recital in Carnegie Hall.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Trolley Song - Pied Pipers
  2. Let's Sing A Song About Susie - Merry Macs

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Soviet scientists
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas E. Dewey -- Oct. 23, 1944
  • Life: Lauren Bacall

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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