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Thursday 16 November 1944

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles Jay Hammer and Hugo Dittberner. The Thin Man Goes Home, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Thin Man Goes Home

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson

Country: United States

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Dead or Alive

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson

Country: United States

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The Woman in the Window

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker

Country: United States

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None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US 9th division and 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen
  • Dueren, Germany is destroyed by Allied bombers.

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  • Life: General De Gaulle
  • Time: American General Joseph W. 'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell.
  • Life: Celeste Holm

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Strange Fruit

By: Lillian Smith

When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town.

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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The Razor's Edge

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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