Thursday 20 April 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frits Bom and Peter Butenschøn.
Two Girls and a Sailor, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 April 1944 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Frits Bom: Dutch television programmer, news reporter, "candid camera" presenter, ombudsman, and TV Reviewer.
- Peter Butenschøn: Norwegian architect and publicist.
- Michael Mendl: German actor, very popular.
- Toivo Aare: Estonian journalist and author (d. 1999).
- Elmer Gedeon: American baseball player with the Washington Senators.
- NFL legalizes coaching from the bench.
- Dutch Communist Party resistance fighter John Postma is sentenced to death.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) - Harry James & His Orchestra (Vocal Dick Haymes)
- Bing Crosby - I Love You
- It's Love-Love-Love - Four King Sisters
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