Thursday 27 January 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Coyne and Mairead Corrigan.
The Fighting Sullivans, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching At Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1944 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Kevin Coyne: Rocker.
- Mairead Corrigan: Irish activist, Nobel laureate.
- Nick Mason: Drummer.
- Peter Akinola: Nigerian religious leader.
- Mairead Maguire: Northern Irish activist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Casey Stengel, manager of the Boston Braves since 1938, resigns; Lou Perini, Guido Rugo, and Joseph Maney buy control of Boston Braves.
- Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Shining Hour - Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orchestra
- Tommy Dorsey & Jo Stafford & Pied Pipers - Embraceable You
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?