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Saturday 29 January 1944

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barbara Moore in Wardell and Hans Plomp. Captain America, directed by Elmer Clifton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944 On TV people were watching At Home.
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TV Series

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

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Captain America

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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The Fighting Sullivans

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle

Country: United States

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Jane Eyre

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

Country: United States

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Phantom Lady

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis

Country: United States

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The Fighting Seabees

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1944 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 285 German bombers attack London, England.
  • World War II: Approximately 38 men, women, and children die in the Koniuchy massacre in Poland.
  • In Bologna, Italy, the Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio is destroyed in an air-raid.
  • WWII: The Battle of Cisterna takes place.
  • WWII: HMS Spartan (95)is sunk by a Henschel Hs 293 from a German aircraft off Anzio, western Italy.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Ella Mae Morse - No Love, No Nothin'

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Margaret Sullavan
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmy Durante -- Jan. 24, 1944
  • Life: Historian Charles Beard

Books

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

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Green Years

By: A. J. Cronin

The Green Years is a novel by A. J. Cronin that traces the formative years of an Irish orphan, Robert Shannon, who is sent to live with his maternal grandparents in Scotland.

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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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