Sunday 15 October 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Haim Saban and Sali Berisha.
None But the Lonely Heart, directed by Clifford Odets, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haim Saban: Egyptian-American TV producer.
- Sali Berisha: Albanian cardiologist and politician 2nd President of Albania.
- Hans-Hinrich Taeger: German third-generation astrologer regarded as one of Germany's leading experimental and scientific orientated astrologers.
- David Trimble: Irish lawyer and politician 3rd First Minister of Northern Ireland Nobel Prize laureate.
- Mac Collins: (Rep-R-Georgia).
- A Chandranehru: Sri Lankan Tamil merchant seaman and politician (d. 2005).
- Philip Mechanicus: Dutch journalist who travelled as a correspondent in the Soviet Union and to Palestine.
- The Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes power in Hungary.
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