Tuesday May 23, 1944
US date format: 5/23/1944, UK date format: 23/5/1944
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1944). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Michel Garretta and 2014 Isla Vista shootings.
This Happy Breed, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1944?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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- Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead.
- Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front.
- Polo Grounds host first New York City night game since 1941.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1944?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (Vocal Frank Sinatra) - I'll Be Seeing You
- Russ Morgan & His Orchestra - Good Night, Wherever You Are