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Saturday 1 May 1943

1943-05-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes

Country: United States

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This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ian Dunn: British gay rights campaigner who lived and worked in Scotland.
  • Georges Pontier: French prelate, the Archbishop of Marseille since 2006 and president of the Bishops' Conference of France since 1 July 2013.
  • Claude Auclair: French cartoonist, a comics writer and illustrator.
  • Vassal Gadoengin: Nauruan politician (Born 1943).
  • Joe Walsh: Irish politician Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine (d. 2014).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Johan Oscar Smith: Norweigian Christian leader and founder of Brunstad Christian Church (Born 1871).
Facts:
  • 1st edition of illegal The Free Artist appears in Amsterdam
  • Rauter signs unofficial death sentence
  • German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes.
  • German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta.
  • Food rationing begins in US.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1943?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Junior Nurses aides
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John W. Bricker -- Apr. 26, 1943

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Valley of Decision

By: Marcia Davenport

Originally published in 1942, The Valley of Decision was an instant success, and its story of four generations of the Scott family—owners and operators of a Pittsburgh iron and steel works—has since captured the imagination of generations of readers.

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So Little Time

By: John P. Marquand

The story of a boy from a small New England town, aviator in World War I, then newspaper man, play doctor, movie script rewriter. The story of his married life, his work, his worries, his search for security, his attempt ...

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and ...

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