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Monday 11 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 William Albert Penn and Jean-Pierre Beysson. Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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Shadow of a Doubt

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Albert Penn: Composer.
  • Jean-Pierre Beysson: French business leader, who serves as Chairman of the Board and Executive Editor of Météo-France.
  • Henry Cecil: British flat racing horse trainer, widely regarded as one of the greatest trainers in history.
  • Jim Hightower: American radio host, author, and activist.
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Facts:
  • US and Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China.
  • Carlo Tresca, New York's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, is murdered.
  • World War II: The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China.

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  • Life: Kids uniforms
  • Time: Former Supreme Court judge James F. Byrnes, now appointed Director of Economic Stabilization
  • Life: Assistant President Jimmy Byrnes

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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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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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Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

Love Story

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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