Wednesday 31 May 1944
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christian Pellerin and Samantha Juste.
Since You Went Away, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1944 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Christian Pellerin: French businessman, the chairman of the board of directors of the company 'I.
- Samantha Juste: English-American singer and television host (d. 2014).
- Allied breakthrough in Italy
- WWII: Destroyer escort ''England'' sinks the 6th Japanese submarine in two weeks. This anti-submarine warfare performance remained unmatched through the twentieth century.
- June ndash German V-2 rockets on test from Peenemünde become the first man-made objects to enter space.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I'll Be Seeing You - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (Vocal Frank Sinatra)
- Good Night, Wherever You Are - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
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