Saturday 10 July 1943


It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Falcon in Danger, directed by William Clemens, 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 ?

The Falcon in Danger

The Falcon in Danger

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Elaine Shepard

Country: United States



Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1943 ?

  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Blake: American astrologer, one of the founders of Astrolabe.
  • Jerry Miller: Tacoma, Washington -- Rock guitarist (Moby Grape).
  • Gavin Strang: Scottish politician, a Labour Prime Minister returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
  • Arthur Ashe: American tennis champ, the first black athlete to win a major tennis championship in the U.S.
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Famous Deaths:
  • US and Britain invade Sicily in WWII (Operation Husky)
  • (0245 hours) Operation Husky begins, with an Allied invasion of Sicily. Four British divisions of the British 8th Army under General Sir Bernard Montgomery land on a 40-mile stretch on the southeast corner around Syracuse and Cape Passero. Four American divisions of the United States 7th Army under Lieutenant-General George Patton land on a 40-mile front to the west, around Scaglitti, Gela, and Licata.
  • World War II: The launching of Operation Husky begins the Italian Campaign.

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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

Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny-candy connoisseur, and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colorful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and an aunt who gives her love too ...

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