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Thursday 28 October 1943

1943-10-28

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The North Star, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The North Star

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Guadalcanal Diary

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Lassie Come Home

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty

Country: United States

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Thank Your Lucky Stars

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • U-220 sinks
  • The alleged date of The Philadelphia Experiment, in which the U.S. destroyer escort USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible to human observers for a brief period.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Mary Martin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav M. Molotov -- Oct. 25, 1943
  • Life: Wartime romance

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

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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