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Friday 23 April 1943

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include [Gerardus] Bob van Toll and Carmen von Thyssen. Sherlock Holmes in Washington, directed by Roy William Neill, 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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Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord

Country: United States

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Crash Dive

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews

Country: United States

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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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Cabin in the Sky

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • British and US offensive directed at Tunis / Bizerta

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  • Life: Farewells
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Manuel Avila Camacho -- Apr. 19, 1943
  • Life: Jefferson Memorial

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Books

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Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

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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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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 Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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