Tuesday 8 February 1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bunky Henry and Sebastiao Salgado.
The Uninvited, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1944 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Bunky Henry: Golfer.
- Sebastiao Salgado: Brazilian documentary photographer.
- Malcolm Bessent: British-East Indian psychic, tested extensively under scientific conditions by universities and by Thelma Moss of UCLA parapsychology department.
- Roger Lloyd-Pack: English actor (d. 2014).
- Tony Minson: English virologist and academic.
- Barbro Hedvall: Barbro Hedvall
- 1st black reporter accredited to White House, Harry McAlpin
- U-762 sunk off Ireland
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- When They Ask About You - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra
- Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me - Woody Herman & His Orchestra
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