Saturday June 24, 1944
US date format: 6/24/1944, UK date format: 24/6/1944
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Jeff Beck and Ticky Holgado.
Christmas Holiday, directed by Robert Siodmak, 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 June 24, 1944?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
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- Rio Gebhardt: Composer, dies at 36.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1944?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Woody Herman & His Orchestra - Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet