Friday January 15, 1943

US date format: 1/15/1943, UK date format: 15/1/1943

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ashraf Aman and Stuart E Eizenstat. Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 15, 1943?


Holidays

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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Events

  • World War II: The Soviet counter-offensive at Voronezh begins.
  • The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
  • 1,000 workers complete the air conditioning system for the Pentagon.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Country: United States of America

G-Men vs. The Black Dragon

G-Men vs. The Black Dragon

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, William Witney

Starring: Rod Cameron, Roland Got, Constance Worth, Nino Pipitone

The Hard Way

The Hard Way

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Ida Lupino, Joan Leslie, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson

Immortal Sergeant

Immortal Sergeant

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn

City Without Men

City Without Men

Directed by: Sidney Salkow

Starring: Linda Darnell, Edgar Buchanan, Michael Duane, Sara Allgood

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1943?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Boogie Woogie

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Barnyard WAAC

Barnyard WAAC

Chapionship Wrestling

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States of America

Voice of America News

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 15

If January 15, 1943 is your birthday you're 77 years, 6 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1943?

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

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