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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- World Organ Donation Day
- Udo Kier: Germany -- Actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein).
- 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.