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Monday 5 April 1943

US date format: 4/5/1943, UK date format: 5/4/1943

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Tauran and Skip Thoren. We Dive at Dawn, directed by Anthony Asquith, 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 ?

We Dive at Dawn

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Starring: John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar, Jack Watling

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Cheyenne Roundup

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

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I Walked with a Zombie

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Country: United States

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King of the Cowboys

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

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Air Raid Wardens

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Jacqueline White

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1943 ?

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Louis Tauran: French ecclesiastic, a Roman Catholic Cardinal named in June 2007 as the Vatican's new coordinator of interreligious dialogue effective September 1, 2007.
  • Skip Thoren
  • Max Gail in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Barney Miller, Whiz Kids, DC Cab, Normal People).
  • Max Gail: American actor and director.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Allies bomb Mortsel
  • Japanese troops conquer Indin
  • Poon Lim found after being adrift 133 days.
  • World War II: American bomber aircraft accidentally cause more than 900 civilian deaths, including 209 children, and 1300 wounded among the civilian population of the Belgian town of Mortsel. The target is the Erla factory one kilometer from the residential area hit.

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Planetary positions on April 05, 1943 - Geocentric view

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