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Thursday 17 June 1943

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Brown and Barry Manilow in New York City. Stage Door Canteen, directed by Frank Borzage, 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 ?

Stage Door Canteen

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Cheryl Walker, William Terry, Judith Anderson

Country: United States

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Spitfire

Directed by: Leslie Howard

Starring: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Bataan

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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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

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 17 June 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christopher Brown: Composer.
  • Barry Manilow in New York City: New York, USA; singer ("Mandy").
  • Jean-Pierre Armengaud: French university professor, musicologist, researcher and concert pianist.
  • Newt Gingrich: American politician who had a rapid rise to popularity in 1994 when he was named the first GOP Speaker of the House in 40 years, followed within two years by a downfall for indiscretion, lying to the House Committee and the illegal use of public funds.
  • Barry Manilow: American musician, singer, author and songwriter who achieved mega-pop stardom in the 1970s.
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Facts:
  • Player-manager Joe Cronin of Red Sox hits two 3-run pinch home runs

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: High school graduation
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold D. Smith -- June 14, 1943
  • Life: Marine ace Joe Foss

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 American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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