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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1944 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- 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.
- Last German troops in Marseille surrendered and Toulon cleared
- US air raid on Ambon
- World War II: Marseille and Toulon are liberated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stocking) - Evelyn Knight
- Mills Brothers - Till Then
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