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Saturday 14 October 1944

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 14, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Udo Kier . One Mysterious Night, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

One Mysterious Night

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Chester Morris, Janis Carter, William Wright, Richard Lane

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: Monty Woolley, June Haver, Dick Haymes, Anthony Quinn

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Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Country: United States

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Mrs. Parkington

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Edward Arnold, Agnes Moorehead

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1944 ?

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Udo Kier: Germany -- Actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Erwin Rommel: German military, a Nazi field Marshall in charge of the Africa Corps during the North African campaign in WW II.
  • British troops march into Athens.
  • Allied troops land in Corfu.
  • Athens, Greece, is liberated by British Army troops entering the city as the Wehrmacht pulls out during World War II. This clears the way for the Greek government-in-exile to return to its historic capital city, with George Papandreou, Sr., as the head-of-government.

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