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Thursday 8 June 1944

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Royce "Boz" Scaggs in Dallas and Don Grady. Days of Glory, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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TV Series

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

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

Days of Glory

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova, Alan Reed

Country: United States

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Since You Went Away

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States

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Mr. Skeffington

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Claw

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer

Country: United States

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The White Cliffs of Dover

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Royce "Boz" Scaggs in Dallas: Texas, USA; rocker (Steve Miller Band).
  • Don Grady: American actor who had his start in show business as a member of the "Mickey Mouse Club" on TV 1957-’58.
  • Babik Reinhardt: French jazz-fusion guitarist, one of Django Reinhardt's sons.
  • Boz Scaggs: American musician who joined Steve Miller in "The Marksman" in 1959, doing vocals and tambourine while learning to play the guitar.
  • Mark Belanger: American baseball player (Born 1944).
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Facts:
  • 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
  • Allies occupy Port-and-Bessin Normandy
  • Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: US infantry
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Harold Alexander -- June 5, 1944
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

Book by A.j. cronin

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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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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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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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