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Tuesday 28 December 1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bobby Comstock and Oscar D. A Guy Named Joe, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 On TV people were watching At Home.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Madame Curie

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers

Country: United States

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Destination Tokyo

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Spider Woman

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

Mr. Jones and His Neighbors

Starring: Yul Brynner

Country: United States

At Home

Starring: Patquita Anderson

Country: United States

Will You Remember?

Starring: Vera Massey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • All inhabitants of Kalmukkie are deported, about 70,000 killed.
  • World War II : After eight days of brutal house-to-house fighting, the battle of Ortona concludes with the victory of the1st Canadian Infantry Division over the German 1st Parachute Division and the capture of the Italian town of Ortona.

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

  • Life: War paintings
  • Time: Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Life: POWs wife

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

Two complete novels in one book. Great read.

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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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