Tuesday 10 August 1943


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Phantom of the Opera, directed by Arthur Lubin, 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 30 days ?

Phantom of the Opera

Phantom of the Opera

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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This Is the Army

This Is the Army

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

Directed by: Andrew Stone

Starring: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Danger

The Falcon in Danger

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Elaine Shepard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1943 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • C Bergsma: Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte).
  • J Janzen: Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte).
  • J Posthuma: Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte).
  • Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
  • Gen Patton calls injured soldier cowardly
  • Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Major Gen. Terry Allen -- Aug. 9, 1943
  • Life: Women steelworkers
  • Vogue
  • 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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