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Tuesday 18 January 1944

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Relus ter and Paul Keating. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching At Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Movies

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

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey

Country: United States

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Lifeboat

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak

Country: United States

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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn

Country: United States

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A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Relus ter: Beek; Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA).
  • Paul Keating: Australian politician; Prime Minister representing the Labour Party.
  • Carl Morton: American baseball player (Born 1944).
  • Kei Ogura: Japanese singer-songwriter and composer.
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Facts:
  • 1st Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts
  • First Chinese naturalized US citizen since repeal of exclusion acts.
  • The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers are Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.
  • Soviet forces liberate Leningrad, effectively ending a three year Nazi siege, known as the Siege of Leningrad.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Besame Mucho - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. Harry James & His Orchestra - Cherry
  3. Kay Armen - How Sweet You Are

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1944?

  • Life: Historian Charles Beard
  • Time: Women's Army Corps Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby
  • Life: Bob Hope

Books

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

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

The Green Years is a novel by A. J. Cronin that traces the formative years of an Irish orphan, Robert Shannon, who is sent to live with his maternal grandparents in Scotland.

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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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