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Saturday 18 December 1943

1943-12-18

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). A Guy Named Joe, directed by Victor Fleming, 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 30 days ?

A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Madame Curie

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers

Country: United States

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Destination Tokyo

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Spider Woman

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alan Rudolph: Actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven).
  • Keith Richards: British musician, who formed "The Rolling Stones" with Mick Jagger in July 1962, one of the most famous groups of the wide-open '60s who retained their notoriety for four decades.
  • Bobby Keyes: Rocker.
  • Bobby Keys: American musician, saxophoniste, born in Texas.
  • Herve Mazard: .
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Sinkiang
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Edward Wilson -- Dec. 13, 1943
  • Life: Earmuffs

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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