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Thursday 27 July 1944

1944-07-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Canterville Ghost

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Bathing Beauty

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor

Country: United States

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Days of Glory

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova, Alan Reed

Country: United States

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Since You Went Away

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tony Capstick: English actor and singer (d. 2003).
  • Bobbie Gentry: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • Jean-Marie Leblanc: French cyclist and journalist.
  • Barbara Thomson: English saxophonist and composer (Colosseum and New Jazz Orchestra).
  • Joseph Collins: American marketing specialist and CEO of American TV & Communications, a large cable company owned by Time Warner.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st British jet fighter used in combat (Gloster Meteor)
  • Soviet Army frees Majdanek concentration camp
  • US troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman / Hill 183 Normandy
  • US regains possession of Guam from Japanese.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jennifer Jones
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sidney Hillman -- July 24, 1944
  • Life: Peasant look fashions

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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