Thursday July 13, 1944
US date format: 7/13/1944, UK date format: 13/7/1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Erno Rubik and Igor Landau.
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 13, 1944?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Vilnius, Lithuania, liberated
- WWII: Vilnius is occupied by USSR.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1944?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Martha Tilton - I'll Walk Alone
- Russ Morgan - Louise
- Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra - Amor