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Sunday 1 August 1943

US date format: 8/1/1943, UK date format: 1/8/1943

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Geoff Britton and Jean-Pierre Divoire. Heaven Can Wait, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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Hi Diddle Diddle

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe

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The Man in Grey

Directed by: Leslie Arliss

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

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Salute to the Marines

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Ray Collins

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Young Ideas

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Susan Peters, Herbert Marshall, Mary Astor, Elliott Reid

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Historical Events

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  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ismar Elbogen: German / US learned / rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68.
  • Lydia Litvyak: Soviet pilot, one of only two female flying aces (d. 1943).
  • Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw
  • Sunderland seaplanes sink U-454 and U-383
  • Race riot in Harlem, New York City.
  • 164 American B-24 bombers attack Ploesti, Romania. Due to several factors, some planes take a wrong course, alerting defences. 41 planes are lost during the attack, two collide on the return trip, eight land in Turkey, 23 land at Allied bases in the Mediterranean, and 90 return to Benghazi, many too damaged to fly again. Three hundred American airmen are killed during the operation.
  • Operation Tidal Wave: 177 B-24 Liberator bombers from the U.S. Army Air Force bomb oil refineries at Ploieşti, Romania.

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