Sunday 12 March 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Binet and Ken Brown.
The Falcon Out West, directed by William Clemens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Catherine Binet: French film director and editor, who died in Paris on 20 February 2006.
- Ken Brown: American artist and film and animation teacher at Boston College from 1977.
- Artur Gavazzi: Croatian geographer and academic (d. 1944).
- WWII: The Political Committee of National Liberation is created in Greece.
- WWII: Battle of Monte Cassino: Allied aircraft bomb German-held monastery and stage an assault.
- WWII: The National Council of the French Resistance approves the Resistance programme.
- In Sweden, the law of 1864 that criminalizes homosexuality is abolished.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- San Fernando Valley - Bing Crosby
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - Cow-Cow Boogie
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