Thursday 26 October 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Piano and Ries [M] Smits.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1944 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Mike Piano: Rocker (Sandpipers).
- Ries [M] Smits: Economist / Dutch MP (CDA).
- Mike Harding: British professional astrologer, researcher and and psychotherapist.
- Jim McCann: Irish singer and guitarist (The Dubliners and The Ludlows) (d. 2015).
- The Battle of Leyte Gulf ends, as the Japanese fleet withdraws from the victorious American fleet. The Japanese lost 34 ships, including four carriers, three battleships, and forty cruisers.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Trolley Song - Pied Pipers
- Let's Sing A Song About Susie - Merry Macs
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