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Friday 2 July 1943

1943-07-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Stage Door Canteen, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stage Door Canteen

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Spitfire

Directed by: Leslie Howard

Starring: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Bataan

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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Action in the North Atlantic

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ivi Eenmaa: Estonian politician 36th Mayor of Tallinn.
  • Larry Lake: American-Canadian trumpet player and composer (d. 2013).
  • Walter Godefroot: Dutch pro cyclist, winner of a championship in the Tokyo Olympics in 1964.
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Facts:
  • Gulf of Biskaje: Liberator bombers sinks U-126
  • Indians score 12 runs in 4th inning and beat Yankees 12-0
  • Lt Charles Hall, becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down Nazi plane

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Hula dancer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bernard Baruch -- June 28, 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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