Friday 26 March 1943


It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Falcon Strikes Back, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Falcon Strikes Back

The Falcon Strikes Back

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

Cabin in the Sky

Cabin in the Sky

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

Country: United States

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The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Hangmen Also Die!

Hangmen Also Die!

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 March 1943 ?

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Lommel: French ballet dancer, choreographer.
  • Mustafa Kalemli: Turkish physician and politician Turkish Minister of the Interior.
  • Bob Woodward: American writer, a journalist with the Washington Post who authored "All The President's Men" in 1974 with his partner, Carl Bernstein.
  • Lawrence Noxon: American baby who was born prematurely and with Downs syndrome; he grew fat and stubby with poor muscle tone.
  • Giovanna Ferragamo: Italian noted family, the second child and second daughter of Salvatore and Wanda Ferragamo.
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  • 1st woman to receive air medal (US army nurse Elsie S Ott)
  • Elsie S Ott becomes 1st woman awarded US Air Force Medal
  • Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Carl Spaatz -- Mar. 22, 1943
  • Life: Bismarck Sea victory
  • 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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