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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.
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TV Series

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

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Movies

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

Dead or Alive

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson

Country: United States

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The Woman in the Window

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ministry of Fear

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1944 ?

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Facts:
  • Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders
  • 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Germany for forced labor.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
  2. Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
  3. Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - I'm Making Believe
  4. How Many Hearts Have You Broken? - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Celeste Holm
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry S. Truman -- Nov. 6, 1944
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Books

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

The Razor's Edge

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and ...

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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 Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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