Sunday 29 October 1944
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Denny Laine and Robbie van Leeuwen.
The Woman in the Window, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
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- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Denny Laine: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Moody Blues Ginger Baker's Air Force and Wings).
- Robbie van Leeuwen: Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue).
- Otto Wiesheu: German minister.
- Fausto Leali: Italian singer, famous for his rough and aggressive voice, in sharp contrast with Italian melody conventions.
- Claude Brochu: Canadian businessman and sports executive (Montreal Expos).
- Mehmet Haberal: Turkish surgeon and academic.
- Breda freed
- 1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda Neth
- Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland
- The city of Breda in the Netherlands is liberated by 1st Polish Armoured Division.
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- Dance With A Dolly (With a Hole In Her Stocking) - Tony Pastor & His Orchestra
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