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Tuesday 8 June 1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include J C A Barrett and Vicki Stangroome. Spitfire, directed by Leslie Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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TV Series

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Movies

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Spitfire

Directed by: Leslie Howard

Starring: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John

Country: United States

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Bataan

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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Action in the North Atlantic

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes

Country: United States

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This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • J C A Barrett: Headmaster (Leys School-Cambridge).
  • Vicki Stangroome: Campaigner.
  • William Calley: American soldier, a Lieutenant who was convicted of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam on 16 March 1968.
  • Willie Davenport: American competitor in five Olympic games and the 1968 Olympic Gold Medal-winning hurdler.
  • Colin Baker: Actor (Dr Who, Swallows & Amazons).
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Facts:
  • WWII: Japanese battleship Mutsu was destroyed by an accidental magazine explosion in Hashirajima anchorage, killing 1,121.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Marine ace Joe Foss
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Arthur T. Harris -- June 7, 1943
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Books

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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

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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