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Monday 26 April 1943

1943-04-26

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Lady of Burlesque, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

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Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dominique Vilar: French actress in the legitimate theater and noted family as the daughter of film maker Jean Vilar.
  • Gary Wright: American singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Spooky Tooth).
  • Peter Zumthor: Swiss architect and academic designed the Therme Vals.
  • Gary Wright in Creskill: New Jersey, USA; singer/keyboardist ("Dream Weaver", Spooky Tooth - "Love Is Alive").
  • Prue Acton: Australian fashion designer, a major figure in the Australian industry of style and design.
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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Junior Nurses aides
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John W. Bricker -- Apr. 26, 1943
  • Life: Farewells

Books

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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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