Tuesday 29 August 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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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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