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Monday 28 August 1944

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kay Parker and Raymond Valero. Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 while Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Missus Goes A-Shopping

Starring: John Reed King, Gil Fates

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Canterville Ghost

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Bathing Beauty

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor

Country: United States

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Days of Glory

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova, Alan Reed

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1944 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kay Parker: British-American actress, a leading player in the X-rated genre of adult entertainment.
  • Raymond Valero: Algerian homicide who, on 3/20/1984, raped and killed a young girl at Bourg-en-Bresse, France.
  • Melvin Dummar: American claimant to the Howard Hughes estate.
  • Marianne Heemskerk: Dutch swimmer.
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Facts:
  • Last German troops in Marseille surrendered and Toulon cleared
  • US air raid on Ambon
  • World War II: Marseille and Toulon are liberated.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight
  2. Mills Brothers - Till Then

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pedal pushers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maj. Gen. Patch -- Aug. 28, 1944
  • Life: Amphibious attack

Books

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

Forever Amber

By: Kathleen Winsor

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the ...

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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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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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