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Thursday 12 October 1944

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Rochereau and Angela Rippon. None But the Lonely Heart, directed by Clifford Odets, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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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 ?

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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To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb

Country: United States

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Tall in the Saddle

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • German army retreats from Athens
  • WWII: The Allies land in Athens.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Formals for fall
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Tito -- Oct. 9, 1944
  • Life: General Truscott

Books

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

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

The Green Years is a novel by A. J. Cronin that traces the formative years of an Irish orphan, Robert Shannon, who is sent to live with his maternal grandparents in Scotland.

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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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