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Friday 22 September 1944

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Tanner and Brian Gibson. Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Gillette Cavalcade of Sports

Starring: Don Dunphy, Bill Corum, Ruby Goldstein, Jersey Joe Walcott

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tall in the Saddle

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Canterville Ghost

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Bathing Beauty

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
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Facts:
  • Operation Market Garden: Polish paratroopers land at Driel
  • US troops land on Ulithi
  • Boulogne reoccupied by Allies.
  • World War II: the Red Army enters Tallinn.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - It Had To Be You
  2. And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra (Vocal Anita O'Day)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Governor Dewey
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Crerar -- Sep. 18, 1944
  • Life: Captured Nazis

Books

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

The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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Strange Fruit

By: Lillian Smith

When it was first published in 1944, this novel sparked immediate controversy and became a huge bestseller. It captured with devastating accuracy the deep-seated racial conflicts of a tightly knit southern town.

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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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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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