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Sunday 30 January 1944

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Thornton and Lord Westwood. Captain America, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching At Home.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Captain America

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Fighting Sullivans

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle

Country: United States

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Jane Eyre

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Phantom Lady

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis

Country: United States

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The Fighting Seabees

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 30 January 1944 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • John Thornton: English chocolate factory / multi-millionaire.
  • Lord Westwood: .
  • Lynn Harrell: American cellist who made his orchestral debut in his mid-teens and was playing as a principal cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra by the time he was 21.
  • Colin Rimer: English lawyer and judge.
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Facts:
  • US invades Majuro, Marshall Islands.
  • World War II: United States troops land on Majuro.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ella Mae Morse - No Love, No Nothin'

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Margaret Sullavan
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Durante -- Jan. 24, 1944
  • Life: Historian Charles Beard

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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