Saturday 30 October 1943


It was Saturday, 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
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 months ?

The North Star

The North Star

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Guadalcanal Diary

Guadalcanal Diary

Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix

Country: United States

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Lassie Come Home

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

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

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1943 ?

  • St. Macarius
  • Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Zenobius & Zenobia
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claude Lucas: French homicide, a thief and killer; he has written several books, none of which were translated into English.
  • Paul Claes: Belgian poet and translator.
  • Joanna Shimkus: Halifax, Nova Scotia -- Actress (Marriage of a Young Stockbroker).
  • David Triesman: Baron Triesman English union leader and politician.
See other famous people born on 30 October
  • Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina
  • Molotov-Eden-Cordell Hull accord over operations at UN
  • Soviet forces under Tolbuchin stick Sivash-bay about
  • The Merrie Melodies animated short ''Falling Hare'', one of the only shorts with Bugs getting out-smarted, is released in the United States.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1943 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Oh, What A Beautiful Morning - Bing Crosby & Trudy Erwin

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Viacheslav M. Molotov -- Oct. 25, 1943
  • Life: Mary Martin
  • 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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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