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Tuesday 7 November 1944

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Hashow and Jim Watkins in Philadelphia. Dead or Alive, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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TV Series

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Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead or Alive

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson

Country: United States

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The Woman in the Window

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ministry of Fear

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 November 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
  • Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
  • Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
  • Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Hashow: Composer.
  • Jim Watkins in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actor (Jerry - Magician).
  • Ken Patera: American professional wrestler.
  • Joe Niekro: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played for the Chicago Cubs (1967–1969), San Diego Padres (1969), Detroit Tigers (1970–1972), Atlanta Braves (1973–1974), Houston Astros (1975–1985), New York Yankees (1985–1987), and the Minnesota Twins (1987–1988), with whom he won a World Series championship.
  • Pekka Vennamo: Finnish politician, the son of politician Veikko Vennamo, and brother of politician Meri Vennamo.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Sorge & Ozaki: Spies, hanged in Tokyo.
  • Hannah Szenes: Jewish woman who parachuted into Yugoslavia during World War II to help save the Jews of Hungary (Born 1921).
Facts:
  • FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
  • Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
  • US President Franklin Roosevelt wins fourth term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (Republican).
  • A passenger train derails in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from excessive speed when descending a hill. 16 people are killed and 50 are injured.
  • Soviet spy Richard Sorge, a half-Russian, half-German World War I veteran, is hanged by his Japanese captors along with 34 of his ring.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
  3. Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Making Believe
  4. How Many Hearts Have You Broken? - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Celeste Holm
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry S. Truman -- Nov. 6, 1944
  • Esquire

Books

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

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

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

The Green Years is a novel by A. J. Cronin that traces the formative years of an Irish orphan, Robert Shannon, who is sent to live with his maternal grandparents in Scotland.

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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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