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Monday 21 February 1944

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Herman de Coninck and Kitty Winn in Washington DC. Passage to Marseille, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

Movies

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

Passage to Marseille

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michle Morgan

Country: United States

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The Uninvited

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Captain America

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Fighting Sullivans

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle

Country: United States

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Jane Eyre

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • War As It Happens news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)
  • The War As It Happens televised news show premieres on NBC (New York City only).

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. David Rose & His Orchestra - Holiday For Strings
  2. Mairzy Doats - Al Trace & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Patrice Munsel
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maj. Gen. Holland Smith -- Feb. 21, 1944
  • Life: Hollywood hot spot

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

Book by A.j. cronin

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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The Razor's Edge

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and ...

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