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Tuesday 24 October 1944

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ray Downs and Viktor Prokopenko. None But the Lonely Heart, directed by Clifford Odets, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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TV Series

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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 30 days ?

None But the Lonely Heart

Directed by: Clifford Odets

Starring: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Ministry of Fear

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond

Country: United States

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To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb

Country: United States

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Tall in the Saddle

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rotterdam Passage fight frees 46 prisoners
  • US air raid on Japanese battleships / cruisers in Sibuya Sea: Musashi sinks
  • US aircraft carrier Princeton sinks at Philippines
  • US Captain David Mccampbell shoots down 9-11 Japanese planes in Gulf of Leyte
  • World War II: The Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, and the battleship Musashi are sunk in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Trolley Song - Pied Pipers
  2. Let's Sing A Song About Susie - Merry Macs

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Soviet scientists
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas E. Dewey -- Oct. 23, 1944
  • Life: Lauren Bacall

Books

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

The Razor's Edge

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and ...

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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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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

Book by A.j. cronin

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