Monday 19 April 1943


It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). I Walked with a Zombie, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

I Walked with a Zombie

I Walked with a Zombie

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Strikes Back

The Falcon Strikes Back

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

Cabin in the Sky

Cabin in the Sky

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne

Country: United States

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The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1943 ?

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kwen Parsons: American son of noted occultists, being the offspring of lovers Wilfred Talbot Smith and Helen Parsons, wife of Jack Parsons who was recorded as the father of the child on the birth certificate.
  • Bernard Blais: French magistrate, the Attorney General of Agen.
  • Margo MacDonald: Trained as a physical education teacher, she was a Scottish politician and former Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of Parliament (MP) and Deputy Leader.
  • Eve Graham: Scottish member of the band "New Seekers," who enjoyed commercial success throughout the U.S.
  • Mike Kelly: rocker (Duprees).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jews attack Nazi occupation forces at Warsaw Ghetto
  • World War II: In Poland, German troops enter the Warsaw ghetto to round up the remaining Jews, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
  • Bicycle Day : Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Manuel Avila Camacho -- Apr. 19, 1943
  • Life: Farewells
  • Esquire


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

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

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

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

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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