Thursday 5 October 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Dossogne and Michael Ande.
Laura, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1944 ?
- Marcel Dossogne: Belgian film, television and theatre actor.
- Michael Ande
- Ben Korthals: Advocate / Dutch MP (VVD).
- Claire Wikholm: Swedish actress, a frequent guest in entertainment programs on TV.
- Richard Rosser: Baron Rosser English union leader and politician.
- Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol: French Sculptor / graphic artist.
- Harold Arlen / ET Harburgs musical premieres in New York City
- Kerkrade (Neth) liberated
- Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down the first German jet fighter over France.
- Suffrage is extended to women in France.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Together - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Smoke on the Water - Red Foley
- It Could Happen To You - Jo Stafford
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