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Monday 16 August 1943

US date format: 8/16/1943, UK date format: 16/8/1943

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sharon Baird and Richard Leigh. Danger! Women at Work, directed by Sam Newfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Danger! Women at Work

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Patsy Kelly, Mary Brian, Isabel Jewell, Wanda McKay

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The Fallen Sparrow

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

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A Lady Takes a Chance

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

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The Flemish Farm

Directed by: Jeffrey Dell

Starring: Clive Brook, Clifford Evans, Jane Baxter, Philip Friend

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Silver Spurs

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Smiley Burnette, John Carradine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1943 ?

  • 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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  • 1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)
  • Bulgarian Czar Boris III visits Adolf Hitler

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1943 - Geocentric view

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