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Friday 8 December 1944

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Baker and Bertie Higgins. The Keys of the Kingdom, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 this week ?

The Keys of the Kingdom

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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National Velvet

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Murder, My Sweet

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Hollywood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Tom Conway, Barbara Hale, Veda Ann Borg

Country: United States

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I'll Be Seeing You

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Wish You Were Waiting For Me - Ginny Simms

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: B29s at work
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley -- Dec. 4, 1944
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Books

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

The Razor's Edge

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and ...

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

Book by A.j. cronin

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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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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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