Thursday January 20, 1944

US date format: 1/20/1944, UK date format: 20/1/1944

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Idwig Stéphane and José Garci. The Fighting Seabees, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 20, 1944?


Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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Events

  • RAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin
  • WWII:
  • The U.S. Army 36th Infantry Division, in Italy, attempts to cross the Rapido River.

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The Fighting Seabees

The Fighting Seabees

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley

Country: United States of America

Nabonga

Nabonga

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Julie London, Barton MacLane, Fifi D'Orsay

Lifeboat

Lifeboat

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak, William Bendix

Country: United States of America

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine

Country: United States of America

Timber Queen

Timber Queen

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Richard Arlen, Mary Beth Hughes, June Havoc, Sheldon Leonard

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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - My Shining Hour
  2. - Embraceable You

TV Series

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Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States of America

Noveltoon

Noveltoon

Days to next January 20

If January 20, 1944 is your birthday you're 76 years, 6 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
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