Monday 31 July 1944
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Geraldine Chaplin and Jonathan Dimbleby.
The Falcon in Mexico, directed by William Berke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching Missus Goes A-Shopping.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 31 July 1944
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1944 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Geraldine Chaplin: American actress and first of eight children of British comedian-legend Charlie Chaplin and his wife, Oona O’Neill, the granddaughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill.
- Jonathan Dimbleby: British journalist and television presenter.
- Geraldine Chaplin in Santa Monica: California, USA; actress (Dr Zhivago, The Three Musketeers).
- Robert C Merton: American mathematician.
- Henry Akin: American athlete, played pro basketball for two seasons beginning in 1966.
- Nico: US model / pop singer (Velvet Underground, Venus in Furs).
- Robert Merton: American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- David Norris: Congolese-Irish scholar and politician.
- Sherry Lansing: American actress and producer.
- Sherry Lansing in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (The China Syndrome, Black Rain).
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery: French pilot and writer (Born 1900).
- Last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz
- Transport nr 77 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
- US troops occupy Sansapor New-Guinea
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- It Had To Be You - Betty Hutton
- Time Waits For No One - Helen Forrest