Monday 4 December 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Wilson and Louis Gauthier.
Murder, My Sweet, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 December 1944 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Dennis Wilson: American musician, songwriter and drummer with "The Beach Boys," a top American group with the staying power to survive their clashes in the late '70s and keep on top with platinum sales.
- Louis Gauthier
- Anna McGarrigle: Canadian folk music singer/songwriter who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister, Kate McGarrigle, until Kate's death in 2010.
- Chris Hillman: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Byrds The Hillmen The Flying Burrito Brothers and Manassas).
- François Migault: French race car driver (d. 2012).
- Francois Migault: French racing driver.
- Dennis Wilson in Hawthorne: California, USA; drummer/vocalist (Beach Boys - "In My Room", "California Dreaming").
- Roger Bresnahan: American baseball player and manager (d. 1944).
- Germans destroy Rhine dikes, flooding Betuwe.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1944 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Wish You Were Waiting For Me - Ginny Simms
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