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Thursday 21 October 1943

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frans LAJ Wolters and Paula Kelly in Jacksonville. Guadalcanal Diary, directed by Lewis Seiler, 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 ?

Guadalcanal Diary

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Lassie Come Home

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty

Country: United States

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Thank Your Lucky Stars

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States

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Sahara

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
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Facts:
  • Lucie Aubrac and others in her French Resistance cell liberate Raymond Aubrac from Gestapo imprisonment.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Wartime romance
  • Time: Spain's Generalissimo Francisco Franco
  • Life: Half hats

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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 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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