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Wednesday 21 April 1943

1943-04-21

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Crash Dive, directed by Archie Mayo, 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 30 days ?

Crash Dive

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews

Country: United States

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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

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Strikes Back

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

Cabin in the Sky

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alana Ladd: American noted family and one of four children of actor Alan Ladd.
  • Alan Fersht: English chemist and academic.
  • Philippe Séguin: French political figure who was President of the National Assembly from 1993 to 1997 and President of the Cour des Comptes (Court of Financial Auditors) of France from 2004 to 2010.
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Facts:
  • Worst Bombing of Aberdeen in WW2.

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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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