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Tuesday 30 May 1944

1944-05-30

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Since You Went Away, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Since You Went Away

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Mr. Skeffington

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Claw

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer

Country: United States

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The White Cliffs of Dover

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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Once Upon a Time

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 May 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jessie Ralph: Actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79.
Facts:
  • Transport nr 75 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
  • Princess Charlotte Louise Juliette Louvet Grimaldi of Monaco, heir to the throne, resigns from her rights in favor of her son Prince Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi, later reigning Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Be Seeing You - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (Vocal Frank Sinatra)
  2. Good Night, Wherever You Are - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Spaatz
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles DeGaulle -- May 29, 1944
  • Life: Mother and son

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 beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life 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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