Saturday 22 April 1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Steve Fossett and Doug Jarrett.
Two Girls and a Sailor, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor 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 22 April 1944 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Steve Fossett: American billionaire and adventurer, a record-breaking aviator, balloonist and sailor, accomplished mountain-climber, tri-athlete and swimmer.
- Doug Jarrett: Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014).
- Joshua Rifkin: American conductor and musicologist.
- Hitler and Mussolini meet at Salzburg
- Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea.
- World War II: Operation Persecution is initiated : Allied forces land in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - I'll Be Seeing You
- Besame Mucho - Andy Russell
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