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Saturday 27 May 1944

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christopher J Dodd American politician (Governor/Senator-Democrat-Connecticut and Chris Dodd. Since You Went Away, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Since You Went Away

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Mr. Skeffington

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Claw

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer

Country: United States

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The White Cliffs of Dover

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason

Country: United States

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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 27 May 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jean-Paul Sartres Huis Clos, premieres in Paris
  • Allies land on Biak, Indonesia (operation Horlicks).
  • Japanese advance in Hangkhou, China.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Be Seeing You - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (Vocal Frank Sinatra)
  2. Good Night, Wherever You Are - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Mother and son
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jan C. Smuts -- May 22, 1944
  • Life: General Montgomery

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 American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, 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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