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About July 21st, 1944, in brief:

  • Historical events: British Premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery
  • Day of the week: July 21st, 1944 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer (in western zodiac), Monkey (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Robin Williams, Romeo Santos
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: The Seventh Cross directed by Fred Zinnemann

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What day of the week was July 21, 1944?

July 21, 1944 was a Friday and it was the 203rd day of the year 1944 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 21, 1944 can also be written as 7/21/1944 in the US and as 21/7/1944 in UK and Europe.


July 21, 1944: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on July 21, 1944:

  • British premier winston churchill flies to france, meets montgomery
  • General koiso becomes premier of japan
  • Us forces land on guam to get rid of japanese invaders
  • Von kluge warns hitler of impending collapse of front in normandy
  • American forces recapture guam.
  • American marines land on guam.
  • World war ii: claus schenk graf von stauffenberg and fellow conspirators are executed in berlin, germany for the july 20 plot to assassinate adolf hitler.
  • Wwii:
  • The polish committee of national liberation is created.
  • The bretton woods conference ends with various agreements signed.
  • ''united states v. masaaki kuwabara'',56 f. supp. 716 (n.d. cal 1944) the only japanese-american draft resistance case to be dismissed on a due process violation of the u.s. constitution.
  • World war ii: battle of guam: american troops land on guam, starting a battle that will end on august 10.

July 21, 1944: What were the magazines covers that day?

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July 21, 1944: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 21st is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 21, 1944: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 21, 1944 is Monkey and the associated element is Wood.

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July 21, 1944: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on July 21, 1944 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 21, 1944 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on July 21, 1944 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 7% full, rising at 06:53 am and setting at 10:00 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 06, 1944 while the next full moon would come on Aug 04, 1944.

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Who was born on July 21, 1944?

Famous people born on July 21, 1944:

  • Wendle Gibbs

    Renowned painter known for his abstract art.

  • Thomos L. Friedman

    American journalist and author known for his columns on foreign affairs.

  • Atta Mills

    Atta Mills was a Ghanaian footballer who later became the President of Ghana.

  • Buchi Emecheta

    Nigerian/english writer (price for bride).

  • Paul Wellstone

    American academic and politician (d. 2002).

  • John Atta Mills

    Ghanaian lawyer and politician, 3rd president of ghana (d. 2012).

  • Tony Scott

    Director (top gun revenge, days of thunder, top gun).

  • John Mills

    Third president of ghana, a ghanaian politician and lawyer (d. 2012).

  • Claes Borgström
  • Friedrich Leibacher
  • Viktor Logunov
  • Maria Kimberly
  • Michel Ray

Whose famous birthday is on July 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 21st:

  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams

    After learning improv at l.a.

  • Romeo Santos
    Romeo Santos

    Romeo santos is a world music singer known for being the lead vocalist of the bachata group aventura and for his successful solo career.

  • Aashish Chaudhary
    Aashish Chaudhary

    Indian actor known for his work in Hindi films and television.

  • Sara Sampaio
    Sara Sampaio

    Sara sampaio is a portuguese model known for her work with victoria's secret and sports illustrated.

  • Don Knotts
    Don Knotts

    Don knotts was an american actor best known for his role as barney fife on the andy griffith show.

  • Josh Hartnett
    Josh Hartnett

    Josh hartnett is an american actor known for his roles in films such as pearl harbor, black hawk down, and lucky number slevin.

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg
    Charlotte Gainsbourg

    French-british actress, noted family, and the daughter of serge gainsbourg (singer-actress jane birkin).

  • Jon Lovitz
    Jon Lovitz

    Jon lovitz is an american comedian and actor known for his work on saturday night live and numerous film and television appearances.

  • Jaime Murray
    Jaime Murray

    An english actress who is best known for her roles as stacie monroe on bbc's "hustle" or lila west on showtime's "dexter".

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How old is someone born on July 21, 1944?

Someone born on July 21, 1944 is:

79 years 9 months old,

or 957 months and 28 days old,

or 4165 weeks and 2 days old,

or 29157 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on July 21, 1944?

There are 63 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday July 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 21, 1944?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on July 21, 1944.


July 21, 1944: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on July 21, 1944:

  • Maria Messina

    Notable novelist known for her insightful portrayals of human emotions.

  • Claus von Stauffenberg

    German leader in failed plot to assassinate adolf hitler (d. 444).

  • Henning von Tresckow

    German Army officer who played a key role in the resistance against Adolf Hitler.

  • Ludwig Beck

    German military, chief of staff of armed forces between 1935-1938.

  • Gerrit van den Bosch

    Dachau: led illegal dutch cpn party.

  • Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg

    German military officer and head for the failed plot to assassinate adolf hitler on 20 july (born 1907).

  • Hans-Ulrich von Oertzen
  • Friedrich Olbricht
  • Werner von Haeften
  • Anselmo Marchi
  • Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim
  • Heinz Brandt

What famous deaths happened on July 21st?

Famous deaths on July 21st:

  • Angharad Rees
    Angharad Rees

    English-welsh actress and jewellery designer (d. 2012).

  • Basil Rathbone
    Basil Rathbone

    For over 40 years, he was a south african-british actor on stage and in film.

  • Herb Edelman
    Herb Edelman

    Actor (odd couple st elsewhere) dies from emphysema aged 62.

  • John Heard
    John Heard

    American actor with a boyish look and friendly manner who won the 1976-77 theatre world award.

  • Leisel Mueller

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet known for her profound verses.

  • Bruk Dumitriu

    Renowned Romanian painter known for his abstract works.

  • Arwilda Davis

    American sprinter who won multiple medals in international competitions.

  • Johnye Strickland

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

  • Adoria Klenk

    Renowned for her vibrant abstract art.

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July 21, 1944: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on July 21, 1944:

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
  • Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
  • Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
  • Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
  • Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)

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July 21, 1944: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 21, 1944 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Seventh Cross

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy

Wing and a Prayer

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford

Raiders of Ghost City

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor

Starring: Dennis Moore, Wanda McKay, Lionel Atwill, Joe Sawyer

Step Lively

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Tim Whelan

Starring: Frank Sinatra, George Murphy, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria DeHaven

Seven Doors to Death

Release year: 1944

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Chick Chandler, June Clyde, George Meeker, Michael Raffetto


Who was the US President on July 21, 1944?

On July 21, 1944 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 21, 1944?

On July 21, 1944 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 21, 1944?

On July 21, 1944 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about July 21st?

July 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of July. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on July 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - Lufthansa, a german airline, has resumed flights between cairo and frankfurt/munich. british airways flights to cairo are still cancelled for six days. although the uk foreign office advises against all travel to egypt's sinai peninsula, its standard advice to cairo passengers is to verify for any changes.
  • 2018 - Fiat chrysler ceo sergio marchionne has resigned due to declining health and is replaced with jeep ceo mike manley.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: there are violent clashes between the syrian rebels, and the syrian democratic forces, at the outskirts al-muhsenli village in the northeastern country of aleppo. however, no casualties have been reported. (iraqi news). the syrian army used heavy artillery to shell the zaitan village residential areas, in the countryside around aleppo. it also destroyed civilian property.

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What happened in 1944?

1944 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Ralph Bunche appointed 1st Negro official in US State Department
  • Soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum / Wolchow
  • General Eisenhower arrives in England

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What was the calendar for July 1944?

July 1944 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Friday July 21, 1944