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Friday 1 September 1944

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leonard Slatkin in Los Angeles and Leonard Slatkin. Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
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TV Series

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Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Mexico

Directed by: William Berke

Starring: Tom Conway, Mona Maris, Martha Vickers

Country: United States

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The Canterville Ghost

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Bathing Beauty

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leonard Slatkin in Los Angeles: California, USA; conductor (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra).
  • Leonard Slatkin: American conductor who has led the Minnesota Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the New York Philharmonic (1977-1979), the New Orleans Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony (since 1979), played at Carnegie and as a guest with the Dallas Symphony.
  • Archie Bell: American singer-songwriter (Archie Bell & the Drells).
  • Harvey Strosberg: Canadian lawyer and academic.
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Facts:
  • Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns
  • King George VI promotes Montgomery to field marshal
  • WWII: In Bulgaria, the Bagryanov government resigns.
  • The Holocaust: Diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving 3 days later.
  • ''¡Hola!'' magazine launched in Barcelona.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight
  2. Mills Brothers - Till Then

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Pedal pushers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maj. Gen. Patch -- Aug. 28, 1944

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

Book by A.j. cronin

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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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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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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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