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Wednesday 15 September 1943

1943-09-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Sherlock Holmes Faces Death, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

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

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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The Seventh Victim

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Opera

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Margaret Harris: American musical director, composer and pianist who served as the conductor of the hit Broadway musical "Hair" for the last two years of its run, 1970-1972, making her not only the first African American to conduct on Broadway, but also the first woman to do so.
  • Tommy Hall: American jug player (The 13th Floor Elevators).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Benito Mussolini forms a rival fascist government in Italy
  • Concentration Camp Kauwen in Lithuania opens

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Two women in Leotards
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Sep. 13, 1943
  • Life: American Soldiers

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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