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Tuesday 20 April 1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edie Sedgwick and Jean-François Somain. I Walked with a Zombie, directed by Jacques Tourneur, 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 months ?

I Walked with a Zombie

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Edge of Darkness

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Strikes Back

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

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The More the Merrier

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Hangmen Also Die!

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edie Sedgwick: American model with great eyes and great legs, a charismatic center of the underground vortex of the late '60s, the poster girl for a life of alcohol and barbiturates.
  • Jean-François Somain
  • Fleury Di Nallo: French footballer, one of the best strikers in Division 1 in the 1960s and 70s, and a historic player of Olympique Lyonnais.
  • John Eliot Gardiner: English conductor.
  • Alan Beith: English academic and politician.
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Facts:
  • Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg

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