Thursday 27 April 1944
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Herb Pedersen in Berkley and Stoker Cavendish.
Going My Way, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1944 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Herb Pedersen in Berkley: California, USA; singer (Desert Rose Band - "Love Reunited").
- Stoker Cavendish: 12th Duke of Devonshire English academic and politician.
- Michael Fish: English meteorologist and journalist.
- Cuba Gooding: American singer and actor (The Main Ingredient).
- Herb Pedersen: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Desert Rose Band and The Dillards).
- Boston Braves' Jim Tobin no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 2-0.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bing Crosby - I'll Be Seeing You
- Besame Mucho - Andy Russell
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