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Saturday 1 May 1943

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Georges Pontier and Joy Harmon in Saint Louis. The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 ?

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

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

Country: United States

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Death Rides the Plains

Directed by: Sam Newfield

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

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A Stranger in Town

Directed by: Roy Rowland

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

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Presenting Lily Mars

Directed by: Norman Taurog

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1943 ?

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Johan Oscar Smith: Norweigian Christian leader and founder of Brunstad Christian Church (Born 1871).
  • 1st edition of illegal The Free Artist appears in Amsterdam
  • 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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Planetary positions on May 01, 1943 - Geocentric view

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