Monday 24 January 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Gerrold [Jerrold David Friedman] and Jean Bilien.
Phantom Lady, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching At Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1944 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- David Gerrold [Jerrold David Friedman]: Author (World of Star Trek).
- Jean Bilien: French engineer, who has spent most of his career at SNECMA which he joined in 1966 as an engineer in the technical direction.
- Klaus Nomi: German singer and performer, he is perhaps best remembered for his outlandish make-up, hair dos and costumes.
- David Gerrold: American author and screenwriter.
- Allied troops occupy Nettuno, Italy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- My Shining Hour - Glen Gray & Casa Loma Orchestra
- Tommy Dorsey & Jo Stafford & Pied Pipers - Embraceable You
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