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Wednesday 17 March 1943, St. Patrick's Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don Mitchell in Houston and Jeff Banks. Hangmen Also Die!, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hangmen Also Die!

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Country: United States

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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Journey Into Fear

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio

Country: United States

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Saludos Amigos

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson

Starring: Fred Shields, Jos Oliveira, Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Air Force

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Aldemarin (Ned) and Fort Cedar Lake (US) torpedoed and sinks
  • Éamon de Valera makes the speech quotThe Ireland That We Dreamed Ofquot, commonly called the quotcomely maidensquot speech.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: WAVES women
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elmer Davis -- Mar. 15, 1943
  • Life: General Somervell

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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 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

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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