Saturday 29 April 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Going My Way, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1944 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Jim Hart: Evanston, Illinois -- NFL quarterback (St. Louis Cardinals).
- Jim Hart in Evanston: Illinois, USA; NFL quarterback (Saint Louis Cardinals).
- Princess Benedikte: of Denmark.
- Robert Namias: French journalist and spokesperson of the French newspaper Nice-Matin employees' Collective Interest Cooperative Society (SCIC).
- Benedikte: Danish Princess / Daughter of Frederik IX.
- Bernardino Machado: Portuguese academic and politician 3rd President of Portugal (d. 1944).
- Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - Long Ago (And Far Away)
- Jo Stafford - I Love You
- Amor Amor - Enric Madrguera
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