Wednesday 15 March 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sly Stone and Sly Stone in Dallas.
The Falcon Out West, directed by William Clemens, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 March 1944 ?
- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Sly Stone: American musician.
- Sly Stone in Dallas: Texas, USA; rocker (Sly and the Family Stone - "Everyday People").
- David Costell in Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania, USA; rocker (Gary Lewis and the Playboys - "This Diamond Ring").
- Ralph MacDonald: rock percussionist (Graceland).
- Chi Cheng: Taiwan -- Sprinter / 80m hurdler (1968 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Jacques Doillon: Director / writer (La Fille de Quinze Ans)
- Deniz Kandiyoti: Turkish-English author and academic
- Francis Mankiewicz: Canadian director producer and screenwriter (d. 1993)
- Otto von Below: German commandant (WWI), dies at age 86.
- Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- San Fernando Valley - Bing Crosby
- Ella Fitzgerald & Ink Spots - Cow-Cow Boogie
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