75 Years Ago—Feb. 5, 1944: Germans deploy the first U-boat with a “Schnorchel” to increase time a submarine could stay submerged.
Colossus Computer at Bletchley Park in England is first used to decode German messages.
New songs in Top Ten: “Besame Mucho” and “Mairzy Doats.”
Movie premiere of first of 15-part Captain America serial, the first theatrical release featuring a Marvel character, starring Dick Purcell & Lorna Gray.