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 Jeanne Cordelier and Terry Brooks.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, 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.
On TV people were watching At Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1944 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:08 January
- William Kissam Vanderbilt II: member of the Vanderbilt family (Born 1878).
- WWII: Philippine Commonwealth troops enter the province of Ilocos Sur in Northern Luzon and attack Japanese forces.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Kay Armen - The Dreamer
- Star Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Speak Low (When You Speak, Love) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- My Ideal - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Victory Polka - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
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