Tuesday 29 August 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rene Benesis .
Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1944 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Anti German rebellion in Slovakia
- 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees.
- Slovak National Uprising takes place as 60,000 Slovak troops turn against the Nazis.
- WWII: The Slovak National Uprising against the Axis powers begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight
- Mills Brothers - Till Then
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