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Saturday 16 January 1943

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Gladstein and Ronnie Milsap. Tarzan Triumphs, directed by William Thiele, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas 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 months ?

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:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st US air raid on Ambon
  • Red Army recaptures Pitomnik airport at Stalingrad
  • First US air raid on Ambon.
  • German 2nd SS-Panzer division evacuates Charkow.
  • -60 degrees F (-51 degrees C), Island Park Dam, Idaho (state record).

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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
  • Life: Assistant President Jimmy Byrnes

Books

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

The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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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 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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