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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1944.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1944: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1944?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1944 Gen Montgomery / Patton / Bradley / Dempsey / Crerar meet in Portsmouth
  • 02 Jun 1944 Generals Eisenhower and Montgomery dine in Portsmouth
  • 03 Jun 1944 76th Belmont: G L Smith aboard Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
  • 04 Jun 1944 1st British gliders touches down on French soil for D-Day
  • 05 Jun 1944 1st British gliders touched down on French soil for D-Day
  • 06 Jun 1944 Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
  • 07 Jun 1944 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
  • 08 Jun 1944 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
  • 09 Jun 1944 Russian offensive in Carelia
  • 10 Jun 1944 Nazi murders in Oradour-sur-Glane, France
  • 11 Jun 1944 15 US aircraft carriers attack Japanese bases on Marianas
  • 12 Jun 1944 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
  • 13 Jun 1944 German counter attack on Villers-Bocage Normandy
  • 14 Jun 1944 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan
  • 15 Jun 1944 American B-29 Super Fortress bombers based in China begin bombing the Japanese home island of Northern Kyushu.
  • 16 Jun 1944 Iceland adopts constitution
  • 17 Jun 1944 Hitler secretly meets with von Rundstedt in Marjival Soissons
  • 18 Jun 1944 Farewell concert of Willem Mengelberg in Paris
  • 19 Jun 1944 300 Japanese aircrafts shot down
  • 20 Jun 1944 Congress charters Central Intelligence Agency
  • 21 Jun 1944 Very heavy bombing on Berlin
  • 22 Jun 1944 Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn
  • 23 Jun 1944 Russian offensive in central front sector
  • 25 Jun 1944 British assault at Caen Normandy
  • 26 Jun 1944 2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line
  • 27 Jun 1944 Cherbourg, France liberated by Allies
  • 29 Jun 1944 German counter attack at Caen
  • 30 Jun 1944 Allies land on Vogelkop, New Guinea

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1944?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Amor
  2. - Straighten Up and Fly Right
  3. - You Always Hurt The One You Love
  4. - Behind Those Swinging Doors
  5. - Arsenic And Old Lace

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America