Monday 20 March 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Evans and John Cameron.
The Falcon Out West, directed by William Clemens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Green Years by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1944 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Robert Evans: American accountant and CEO of Crane, products that solely supply Boeing Enterprises.
- John Cameron: English composer and conductor.
- Camille Cosby: American author producer and philanthropist.
- Alan Harper: English-Irish archbishop.
- Felix Woyrsch: Composer, dies at 83.
- Mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes.
- Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River, New Jersey, killing 16.
- WWII: RAF Flight Sergeant Nicholas Alkemade's bomber is hit over Germany, and he has to bail out without a parachute from a height of over 4,000ampnbspmeters. Tree branches interrupt his fall and he lands safely on deep snow.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1944 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- It's Love-Love-Love - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
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