Tuesday July 11, 1944
US date format: 7/11/1944, UK date format: 11/7/1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Lou Hudson and Peter de Savary.
Mr. Winkle Goes to War, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 11, 1944?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- See more
- 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
- FDR says he would run for a 4th term
- Wolfgang Redlich: German major / pilot, dies in battle.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1944?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Martha Tilton - I'll Walk Alone
- Russ Morgan - Louise
- Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra - Amor