Wednesday 20 December 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include François Gernelle and G Wolfgruber.
The Keys of the Kingdom, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The World in Your Home.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- François Gernelle
- G Wolfgruber: Writer.
- Robert Colomby in New York City: New York, USA; rock drummer (Blood Sweat and Tears - "When I Die").
- Jean Fergusson: English actress.
- Bobby Colomby: American innovative jazz-rock fusion drummer, and an original member of the group Blood, Sweat & Tears.
- Jimmie Skaggs: American actor (d. 2004).
- Abbas Hilmi II: viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at age 70.
- Archbishop De Young and Bishop Huibers condemn black market
- Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!)
- Bishop forbids membership in non Catholic unions
- Terence Rattigans O Mistress Mine, premieres in London
- WASPs are disbanded.
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