Saturday 8 April 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Farrar Hockley and Christoph Hein.
Buffalo Bill, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1944 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Anthony Farrar Hockley: Military historian.
- Christoph Hein: Writer.
- Santiago Jimenez Jr American accordionist ("El Mero Mero": "Viva Seguin").
- Roger Chapman in Leicester: Leicestershire, England; rock vocalist (Family - "Family Entertainment").
- Jean Benguigui: French actor of the screen, stage and on television.
- Jane Labys: American traveler, a passenger on TWA Flight 800 that exploded and went down in the water off Long Island 7/17/1996, one of 230 passengers who perished. She was flying to Paris to join her husband, Walter Labys, a professor at the University of West Virginia who was working for the U.N. for the summer. They had rented a chalet in France.
- Hywel Bennett: South Wales, United Kingdom -- Actor (Family Way, Shelley)
- Odd Nerdrum: Swedish-Norwegian painter and illustrator
- Deke Richards: American songwriter and producer (d. 2013)
- Joey Vieira: American actor and composer
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Love You - Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra
- Pied Pipers - Mairzy Doats
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