Friday 26 February 1943


It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, directed by Roy William Neill, 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 ?

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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Journey Into Fear

Journey Into Fear

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio

Country: United States

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Saludos Amigos

Saludos Amigos

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson

Starring: Fred Shields, Jos Oliveira, Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Air Force

Air Force

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Tarzan Triumphs

Tarzan Triumphs

Directed by: William Thiele

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Frances Gifford, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1943 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marilyn Michaels: American comedienne, a pretty, sparkly blonde who is well known as an impressionist on the stand-up circuit.
  • Bob "Bear" Hite: California, United States -- Vocalist (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country).
  • Bob van Reeth: Flemish architect.
  • Bill Duke: Actor (Bird on a Wire, Predator).
  • Dante Ferretti: Italian art director and costume designer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Theodor Eicke: German Inspector of the concentration camps and SS Guard Formations.
  • German assault moves to Beja, North Tunisia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Col. General Golnikov -- Feb. 22, 1943
  • Life: Air Reconnaissance
  • 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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