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1944
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Frank Parker
d. William Talbert 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-3
1944
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Pauline Betz
1944
   World Series Champions were the   
St. Louis Cardinals
6 games v. St. Louis Browns
1944
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Dwight D. Eisenhower
At the time, Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe.
1944
   the winner was   
Les Horvath
QB/HB from Ohio State
1944
   champions were   
Utah
1944
   the winner was   
International Committee of the Red Cross
Founded 1863
Bobby Womack
   was born on   
March 4, 1944
US singer
1944
   the winner was   
Venus Ramey
Washington, D.C.
1944
   saw the birth of   
Kenny Everett
UK comedian and DJ
1944
   the winner was   
Johannes V. Jensen
Denmark, 1873-1950
1944
   the winner was   
Going My Way
Directed by Leo McCarey for Paramount
1944
   the winner was   
Pensive
Conn McCreary
1944
   the winners were   
St Mary's Hospital I
1944
   the winner was   
The Fighting Lady
About an Aircraft Carrier The USS Yorktown and its first major operation in WWII
Marie-France Pisier
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
Daclat Vietnam, actress (Scruples, Midnight)
Kathy Farrer
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
LPGA golfer
Jim Abrahams
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)
Jackie Lomax
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
Liverpool, rocker (Is This What You Want)
Anne-Marie Pisier
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
Abdul Kadir
   was born on   
May 10, 1944
Cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
George Lucas
   was born on   
May 14, 1944
Filmmaker ("Star Wars")
1944
   saw the   
Battle of the Hedge Rows
June, also known as the Battle of Normandy in WWII
1944
   saw the   
Battle of the Bulge
1944 - 1945. Dec 16-Jan 25 ,more than one million men; 181,000 casualties; WWII
Iceland
   gained independence in   
1944
17 June. Denmark
1944
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Sirius
Jockey - Darby Munro, Trainer - E. Fisher, Owner - R.Turnbull, Time - 3.24.50
1944
   was the year   
Allied Armies Landed in Normandy
Prelude to the invasion of Germany
1944
      
Bretton Woods Agreement
Establishes rules for commercial and financial relations among the major industrial states.
1944
      
Convention on International Civil Aviation
Establishes the International Civil Aviation Organization; ratified in 1947.
1944
      
London Protocol
Prepares for the division of Germany into three occupation zones.
1944
      
Tito-Šubašić Agreement
Attempts to merge Yugoslavian governments.
Jan De Weryha-Wysoczanski
   created the sculpture   
1944 Warsaw Uprising, 1999
1944
   is birth year of   
Tavener
John
1944
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Pensive
Conn McCreary on board -- Trainer Ben A. Jones -- Calumet Farm -- 1:59.20
1944
   winner was   
Bounding Home
G.L. Smith up, Trainer: Matt Brady, Owner: William Ziegler, Jr. -- 2:32.20
1944
   was the year the Triple Crown was lost by   
Pensive
Placed 2nd, beaten by Bounding Home
1944
   was won by   
Joshua Smith
For the painting 'S. Rosevear, M.H.R., Speaker'
William Temple
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1942 - 1944
Translated from York; died in office
Sergio Osmeña
   became President in   
1944
August 1, 1944 - May 28, 1946. Osmeña became president of the Commonwealth on Quezon's death in exile in 1944. He returned to the Philippines the same year with General Douglas MacArthur and the liberation forces.
1944
   was won by   
Knight's Crest
Mrs. W. Moloney
1944
   saw the   
Battle of Arnhem
In World War II, during Operation Market Garden (September 1944), the British 1st Airborne Division and the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade were given the task of securing the bridge at Arnhem. These events were dramatized in the 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far.
1944
   saw the   
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Largest naval battle of WWII; Japanese aircraft carry out organized kamikaze attacks
Montreal HMCS Donnacona
   won the Grey Cup in   
1944
Montreal HMCS Donnacona defeated Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7-6 at Civic Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario on November 25, 1944
1944
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1944 -45
   was won by   
No One
The league was suspended due to the Second World War
1944
   was the year   
Allied Armies Landed in Normandy
Prelude to the invasion of Germany
1944
   was the year of the   
Battle of Arnhem
In World War II, during Operation Market Garden (September 1944), the British 1st Airborne Division and the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade were given the task of securing the bridge at Arnhem. These events were dramatized in the 1977 movie A Bridge Too Far.
1944
   was the year of the   
Battle of the Bulge
1944
   was the year of the   
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Largest naval battle of WWII; Japanese aircraft carry out organized kamikaze attacks
Hare Ribbin' (1944)
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