Saturday May 01, 1943

US date format: 5/1/1943, UK date format: 1/5/1943

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Georges Pontier and Claude Auclair. The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Rauter signs unofficial death sentence
  • German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes.
  • German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta.
  • Food rationing begins in US.
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The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Country: United States of America

Death Rides the Plains

Death Rides the Plains

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Robert Livingston, Al St. John, Patti McCarty, Ray Bennett

A Stranger in Town

A Stranger in Town

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Presenting Lily Mars

Presenting Lily Mars

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson

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