Wednesday 8 November 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rodney Desborough Slater and Angel Thompson.
Dead or Alive, directed by Elmer Clifton, 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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Which were the important events of 8 November 1944 ?
- Rodney Desborough Slater: Rocker (Bonzo Dog Band).
- Angel Thompson: American pro astrologer, and international lecturer and a founding member of AFAN.
- Bonnie Bramlett: American singer and actress (Delaney & Bonnie).
- Walter Nowotny: Austrian-born German fighter pilot (Born 1920).
- Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders
- 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Germany for forced labor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1944 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Making Believe
- How Many Hearts Have You Broken? - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra
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