Thursday 24 February 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sheila Larkin in Brooklyn and Nicky Hopkins rock pianist (The Rolling Stones - "Ruby Tuesday".
The Curse of the Cat People, directed by Gunther V. Fritsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Sheila Larkin in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Deborah - Storefront Lawyer).
- Nicky Hopkins rock pianist (The Rolling Stones - "Ruby Tuesday": Jeff Beck, Quicksilver).
- Nicky Hopkins: English pianist (All-Stars Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages and Quicksilver Messenger Service) (d. 1994).
- Ivica Račan: Croatian politician 7th Prime Minister of Croatia (d. 2007).
- Leo H A Baekeland: Belgian / US chemist (bakeliet), dies at 80.
- Leo Hendrick A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (Bakelite), dies at age 80.
- Argentina coup by Juan Peron, minister of war.
- Merrill's Marauders: The Marauders begin their 1,000 mile journey through Japanese occupied Burma.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- David Rose & His Orchestra - Holiday For Strings
- Mairzy Doats - Al Trace & His Orchestra
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