Sunday 24 January 1943


It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Tarzan Triumphs, directed by William Thiele, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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

Tarzan Triumphs

Tarzan Triumphs

Directed by: William Thiele

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Frances Gifford, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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Commandos Strike at Dawn

Commandos Strike at Dawn

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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Random Harvest

Random Harvest

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1943 ?

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Barbault: French astrologer and member of a noted French astrology family, the nephew of Andre and Armand.
  • Sharon Tate in Dallas: Texas, USA; actress (Valley of the Dolls).
  • Julie Bennett: American actress.
  • Subhash Ghai: Indian director producer and screenwriter.
  • Peter Struck: German lawyer and politician 13th German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012).
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Burns: American writer, the author of three novels.
  • Hitler orders Nazi troops at Stalingrad to fight to death
  • Jewish patients / nurses / doctors incinerated at Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • The Casablanca Conference ends. The British persuaded the Americans to postpone the cross-Channel invasion. US President Franklin Roosevelt announces to the press the Allied policy of requiring the unconditional surrender of Germany, Italy, and Japan.
  • World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill conclude a conference in Casablanca.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General George Kenney -- Jan. 18, 1943
  • Life: Rita Hayworth
  • 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

Francie Nolan, avid reader, penny-candy connoisseur, and adroit observer of human nature, has much to ponder in colorful, turn-of-the-century Brooklyn. She grows up with a sweet, tragic father, a severely realistic mother, and an aunt who gives her love too ...

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