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Sunday 22 August 1943

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alun Michael and Masatoshi Shima. Watch on the Rhine, directed by Herman Shumlin, 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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Movies

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Watch on the Rhine

Directed by: Herman Shumlin

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Country: United States

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The Seventh Victim

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Opera

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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This Is the Army

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1943 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alun Michael: Welsh police officer and politician 1st First Minister of Wales.
  • Masatoshi Shima: Japanese computer scientist and engineer co-designed the Intel 4004.
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Facts:
  • Soviet troops free Karkov

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1943?

  • Life: Japanese soldiers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pope Pius XII -- Aug. 16, 1943
  • Life: Women steelworkers

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Books

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

Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By: Betty Smith

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. From the moment she entered the world, Francie needed to be made of stern stuff, for the often harsh life of Williamsburg demanded fortitude, precocity, and ...

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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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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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