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Wednesday 4 August 1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Carr and Rodney Stuart. Heaven Can Wait, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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This Is the Army

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Stormy Weather

Directed by: Andrew Stone

Starring: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra

Country: United States

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The Falcon in Danger

Directed by: William Clemens

Starring: Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Elaine Shepard

Country: United States

Batman

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Facts:
  • British Premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada
  • Russian units reach suburbs of Orel
  • USAF bombs Germans in Troina
  • WWII: The ''USS Intrepid (CV-11)'' is launched.
  • WWII: John F. Kennedy and crew are found by Solomon Islanders coastwatchers Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana with their dugout canoe.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: British Admiral Horton
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ingrid Bergman -- Aug. 2, 1943
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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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 American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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