Sunday 27 August 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William Benaïm and Suzanne Doucet.
Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Green Years by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1944 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Jan Bols: Dutch speed skater.
- Barbara Trentham: American actress and painter (d. 2013).
- Barry Conyngham: Composer.
- Wim Jurg: Corrector / Chairman (Werelddambond FMJD).
- G W Bailey: American actor.
- Georg von Boeselager: German nobleman (Born 1915).
- 200 Halifax bombers attack oil-installations in Homburg
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Mills Brothers - Till Then
- Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight
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