Thursday 29 June 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. 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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Which were the important events of 29 June 1944 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Collin Peterson: (Rep-D-Minnesota).
- Andreu Mas-Colell: Spanish economist academic and politician.
- Seán O'Malley: American cardinal.
- Gary Busey in Goose Creek: Texas, USA; actor (The Buddy Holly Story, A Star in Born).
- Sean O'Malley: American Roman Catholic bishop.
- Gary Busey: American actor with a roller coaster career and steadily rising credits, intermixed with cocaine, booze and weight problems. He received an Oscar nomination for "The Buddy Holly Story" in 1978, and in 1987, received considerable notice for "Lethal Weapon," Among his TV credits, he played in the mini-series, "A Dangerous Life."
- German counter attack at Caen
- Nazi Paul Touvier shoots 7 Jews dead
- Rommel and von Rundstedt travel to Berchtesgaden
- Soviet Armys join in Bobroesjk
- US 7th army corp conquers Cherbourg
- The Holocaust ampndash The deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps begins.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1944 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
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