Saturday 13 May 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Aubert (percussionnist) and Carolyn Franklin.
The Scarlet Claw, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Jacques Aubert (percussionnist)
- Anne-Marie Jeanjean
- Carolyn Franklin: American singer and the sister of Aretha Franklin.
- Armistead Maupin: American author screenwriter and actor.
- Jacques Aubert: Swiss percussionist and composer.
- Crispin Agnew: 11th Baronet Scottish explorer lawyer and judge.
- Betsy Finley Ashton: Broadcast journalist / author / lecturer.
- Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw: British explorer / genealogist.
- Carolyn Franklin American singer/songwriter ("Baby Baby Baby": "Angel").
- 70th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 1:59.2.
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- I'll Walk Alone - Louis Prima
- Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star
- Long Ago (And Far Away) - Jo Stafford
- Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet - Ella Mae Morse
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