Monday 10 January 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Sanderson and Jean-Claude Jitrois.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith 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 10 January 1944 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- William Sanderson: American actor.
- Jean-Claude Jitrois: French fashion designer, artistic director of Maison Jitrois, which specializes in luxury fur and leather women's wear.
- Helle Ryslinge: Danish film director, nationally acknowledged for her work.
- Frank Sinatra: American noted family, the son of Frank and Nancy Sinatra.
- Rory Byrne: South African racing car designer.
- Bernard Derome: German-Canadian journalist
- 1st mobile electric power plant delivered, Philadelphia
- First mobile electric power plant delivered, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
- British troops conquer Maungdaw, Burma.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Star Eyes - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- My Ideal - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Speak Low (When You Speak, Love) - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
- Victory Polka - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- Kay Armen - The Dreamer
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