Friday 7 January 1944, Orthodox Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Omar al-Bashir and Ad [GB].
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, 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 At Home.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Omar al-Bashir
- Ad [GB]: Nijhuis; Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD).
- Jim Bohannon: American talk show host, a conservative democrat.
- Mary Moore: American newsfigure whose life careened out of control through marital problems and alcohol.
- Mario Bertini
- Arne Scheie: Norwegian sports commentator.
- Kotaro Suzumura: Japanese economist and academic.
- Tony Whitlam: Australian lawyer judge and politician.
- Air Force announces production of 1st US jet fighter, the Bell P-59
- US Air Force announces production of first US jet fighter, the Bell P-59.
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