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Wednesday 19 May 1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Terry Kolb and Eddie May. Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while Mrs. Parkington by Louis Bromfield was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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Action in the North Atlantic

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes

Country: United States

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This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
  • Terry Kolb: American founder of the sado-masochist liberation group in the 70s, "The Eulenspiegel Society.
  • Eddie May: English footballer and manager (d. 2012).
  • Shirrel Rhoades: American author publisher and academic.
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Facts:
  • Berlin is declared Judenrien (free of Jews)
  • British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan.
  • Winston Churchill addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress.

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  • Life: Industrys boypower
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Major General George -- May 17, 1943
  • Life: PT boat skippers

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Books

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Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

Love Story

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The Human Comedy

By: William Saroyan

Now the major motion picture Ithaca, directed by and starring Meg Ryan—with a cast that includes Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Jack Quaid, and Tom HanksThe place is Ithaca, in California's San Joaquin Valley.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

Vintage Hardcover book

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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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