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Tuesday 17 August 1943

US date format: 8/17/1943, UK date format: 17/8/1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert De Niro and Suleiman Ali Nashnush. The Fallen Sparrow, directed by Richard Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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What the sky looked like on 17 August 1943

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • Gen Patton enters Messina, completing conquest of Sicily by Allies
  • US 8th Air Force loses 60 B-17O at attack on Regensburg / Schweinfurt
  • World War II: The U.S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
  • The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt-Regensburg mission.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 1943 - Geocentric view

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