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Saturday 8 January 1944

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Terry Brooks . Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching At Home.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Movies

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

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey

Country: United States

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Lifeboat

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Country: United States

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A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Terry Brooks: United States -- Sci-fi author (Sword of Shannara).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WWII: Philippine Commonwealth troops enter the province of Ilocos Sur in Northern Luzon and attack Japanese forces.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Star Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. My Ideal - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  3. Speak Low (When You Speak, Love) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  4. Victory Polka - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
  5. Kay Armen - The Dreamer

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Alaska skiing holiday
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General George Marshall, Man of the Year -- Jan. 3, 1944
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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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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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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