Saturday 5 February 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J R Cobb and J R Cobb in Birmingham.
The Uninvited, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas 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 5 February 1944 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- J R Cobb: Birmingham, Alabama -- Rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV).
- J R Cobb in Birmingham: Alabama, USA; rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV).
- Piero Focaccia: Italian pop singer and film actor.
- Henfil : Brazilian cartoonist of a famous character, Pasquin.
- Al Kooper: American musician, he is best known for having spontaneously added the vital organ sound to Bob Dylan's 'Like A Rolling Stone' (he showed up at the session hoping to play guitar).
- Dominique Lecourt: French philosopher.
- J Cobb: American guitarist (Classics IV and Atlanta Rhythm Section)
- Tamanoumi Masahiro: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 51st Yokozuna (Born 1944)
- Robert E Park: sociologist (human ecology, marginal man), dies at age 79.
- 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin, Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- When They Ask About You - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
- Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
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