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Tuesday 19 December 1944

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tim Reid in Norfolk and Richard Leakey. The Keys of the Kingdom, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching The World in Your Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1944 or at December 19 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The World in Your Home

Country: United States

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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

Movies

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

The Keys of the Kingdom

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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National Velvet

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Murder, My Sweet

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Hollywood

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Tom Conway, Barbara Hale, Veda Ann Borg

Country: United States

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I'll Be Seeing You

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tim Reid in Norfolk: Virginia, USA; comedian (Venus Flytrap - WKRP, Frank's Place).
  • Richard Leakey: British author and paleoanthropoligist, second son of prominent anthropologist parents Louis and Mary Leakey.
  • Sandra Rozhon: American astrologer, computer consultant and programmer, tutor and WebPage designer.
  • William Christie: American-French harpsichord player and conductor (Les Arts Florissants).
  • Mitchell Feigenbaum: American physicist and mathematician.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The entire territory of Estonia is taken by the Red Army.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Bing Crosby - White Christmas

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fredric March
  • Time: Chinese Foreign Minister Tse-veng Soong, brother of Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek.
  • Life: Judy Garland

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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