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Thursday 14 October 1943

1943-10-14

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Lassie Come Home, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

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Lassie Come Home

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty

Country: United States

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Thank Your Lucky Stars

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States

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Sahara

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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Watch on the Rhine

Directed by: Herman Shumlin

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • 400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland
  • Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier / President Jose Laurel)
  • Outbreak attempt in Sobibor Concentration Camp
  • US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17 during assault on Schweinfurt
  • 60 B-24 Liberator bombers and 291 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers of the US 8th Air Force in England begin Mission 115, an attack on ball-bearing plants at Schweinfurt, Germany. Due to bad weather, none of the Liberators is able to participate. 26 B-17s turn back due to mechanical difficulties. American P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes provide escort protection up to Aachen, Germany. Beyond that, German planes knock out 37 bombers before they reach their target. The remaining planes complete their

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  • Life: Half hats
  • Time: Nazi SS police chief
  • Life: Ambassador Biddle

Books

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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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