Monday 5 July 1943


It was Monday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

Stage Door Canteen

Stage Door Canteen

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Leslie Howard

Starring: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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Action in the North Atlantic

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

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 5 July 1943 ?

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gilles Menage: French executive in a number of political posts, the head of district cabinets and state secretariats.
  • Michel Bon: French business executive, former CEO then Chairman of the supermarket group Carrefour.
  • Curt Blefary: American baseball player and coach (d. 2001).
  • Mark Cox: English tennis player coach and sportscaster.
  • Robbie Robertson: Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist producer and actor (The Band).
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  • Battle of Koersk, USSR begins (6,000 tanks)
  • Liberator bombers sink U-535 in Gulf of Biskaye
  • US invasion fleet (96 ships) sails to Sicily
  • World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky, July 10, 1943).
  • Beginning of the Battle of Kursk, the largest full-scale battle in history and the world's largest tank battle at Prokhorovka village.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Vasilevsky -- July 5, 1943
  • Life: US combat dead
  • Esquire


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

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

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

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

So Little Time

By: John P. Marquand

The author writes of Jeffrey Wilson, a successful writer when World War breaks out.

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

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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