Wednesday 28 July 1943


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). This Is the Army, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 30 days ?

This Is the Army

This Is the Army

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

Directed by: Andrew Stone

Starring: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Danger

The Falcon in Danger

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Elaine Shepard

Country: United States



Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1943 ?

  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Wright: English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Pink Floyd) (d. 2008).
  • Bill Bradley in Crystal City: Missouri, USA; basketball player (New York Knicks), politician (Senator-Democrat-New Jersey), Rhodes scholar.
  • Lawrence Elkins: football player FL (Houston Oilers).
  • Bill Bradley: American politician, a former basketball star.
  • Mike Bloomfield: American musician, an important guitarist in American rock'n'roll who played with the biggies from the time he was 15.
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  • President Franklin Roosevelt announces end of coffee rationing in the US.
  • Italian Facist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns.
  • World War II: Operation Gomorrah : The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General George Patton -- July 26, 1943
  • Life: Bomber squadron
  • 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

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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