Monday 18 September 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rocio Jurado and Veronica Carlson.
Thunder Rock, directed by Roy Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Rocio Jurado: Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006).
- Veronica Carlson
- Charles L Veach: American astronaut (d. 1995).
- Satan's Angel: American dancer.
- Michael Franks: American singer-songwriter.
- Rocío Jurado: Spanish singer and actress (d. 2006).
- Charles Veach: American colonel pilot and astronaut (d. 1995).
- Charles Lacy Veach: Chicago, Illinois -- Astronaut (STS 39, STS 52).
- Robert Cole: American astrologer and author.
- Anthony Stefanich: British boxer / captain, killed in Arnhem.
- Hendrikus Colijn: Dutch Premier (1933-39), dies at 75.
- Hubert Ahaus: Chaplin (Godsrijk), dies at 67.
- Peter Waddy: British major 1st Para Brigade, dies in battle in Arnhem.
- Robert G Cole American Paratrooper of the 101st: 502nd division (Born 1915).
- British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed
- Eindhoven free (Lightly Day)
- US 266th division occupiers Brest Bretagne
- World War II: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru, 5,600 killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - It Had To Be You
- And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra (Vocal Anita O'Day)
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