Sunday 16 April 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anne van Hout and Dennis Russell Davies.
Buffalo Bill, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Anne van Hout
- Dennis Russell Davies: Composer.
- Richard Bradshaw: British opera conductor.
- Manuel Benza Pflucker: Peruvian Sociologist, professor, politician and journalist, belonging to the Christian left.
- Anne Van Hout: Belgian writer and neuropsychiatrist specialized in children.
- Sue Clifford: English environmentalist and academic co-founded Common Ground.
- Allied forces started bombing of Belgrade, killing about 1,100 people. This bombing fell on the Orthodox Christian Easter.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- It's Love-Love-Love - Four King Sisters
- Bing Crosby - I Love You
- I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) - Harry James & His Orchestra (Vocal Dick Haymes)
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