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Monday 31 January 1944

1944-01-31

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Captain America, directed by Elmer Clifton, 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 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 this week ?

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 31 January 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • U-592 sunk off Ireland
  • Operation-Overlord (D-Day) postponed until June.
  • US forces invade Kwajalein Atoll.
  • World War II: During Anzio campaign 1st Ranger Battalion (Darby's Rangers) is destroyed behind enemy lines in a heavily outnumbered encounter at Battle of Cisterna, Italy.
  • WWII: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands.

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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. No Love, No Nothin' - Ella Mae Morse

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Air Marshal Tedder
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Earl Warren -- Jan. 31, 1944
  • Life: Margaret Sullavan

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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