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Monday 16 August 1943

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Leigh and Woodrow Peoples. The Seventh Victim, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

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

The Seventh Victim

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Opera

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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This Is the Army

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Stormy Weather

Directed by: Andrew Stone

Starring: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • 1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)
  • Bulgarian Czar Boris III visits Adolf Hitler

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Japanese soldiers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XII -- Aug. 16, 1943
  • Life: Women steelworkers

Books

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

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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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

Two complete novels in one book. Great read.

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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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