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Tuesday 11 May 1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arnie Satin and George Edwards. The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, 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

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

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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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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Facts:
  • US 7th division lands on Attu, Aleutian, (first US territory recaptured).
  • Hermann Goering-division in Tunisia surrenders.
  • World War II: American troops invade Attu Island in the Aleutian Islands in an attempt to expel occupying Japanese forces.

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  • Life: PT boat skippers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Karl Doenitz -- May 10, 1943
  • Life: Afterwork fashions

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Books

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

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 Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

Love Story

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