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Tuesday 16 May 1944

US date format: 5/16/1944, UK date format: 16/5/1944

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Trejo and Billy Cobham. Mr. Skeffington, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mr. Skeffington

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris

Country: United States

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Between Two Worlds

Directed by: Edward A. Blatt

Starring: John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet, Eleanor Parker

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Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Sidney Toler, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong

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The White Cliffs of Dover

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall, Frank Morgan

Country: United States

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Show Business

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Eddie Cantor, George Murphy, Joan Davis, Nancy Kelly

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1944 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Danny Trejo: American actor.
  • Billy Cobham: Panamanian-American drummer composer and bandleader (Mahavishnu Orchestra Jazz Is Dead and Bobby and the Midnites).
  • Antal Nagy: Hungarian footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz
  • Military police attack gypsies

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Planetary positions on May 16, 1944 - Geocentric view

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