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Monday 4 January 1943

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Doris Kearns Goodwin and Tom Wilkinson. Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while The Human Comedy by William Saroyan was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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Commandos Strike at Dawn

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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Random Harvest

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn

Country: United States

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Cat People

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith

Country: United States

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The Black Swan

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Facts:
  • Thomas Mann completes his tetralogy, Joseph & His Brothers
  • Culbert Olson, 29th Governor of California, is succeeded by Earl Warren.
  • The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China.

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  • Life: Assistant President Jimmy Byrnes
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph Stalin, Man of the Year -- Jan. 4, 1943
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Books

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The Human Comedy

By: William Saroyan

Now the major motion picture Ithaca, directed by and starring Meg Ryan—with a cast that includes Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Jack Quaid, and Tom HanksThe place is Ithaca, in California's San Joaquin Valley.

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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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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

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