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Wednesday 24 February 1943

US date format: 2/24/1943, UK date format: 24/2/1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Harrison and Jacques Bompard. The Human Comedy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Human Comedy

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

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They Got Me Covered

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

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Directed by: Rolf Hansen

Starring: Zarah Leander, Hans Stüwe, Rossano Brazzi, Jutta von Alpen

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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The Youngest Profession

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Virginia Weidler, Edward Arnold, John Carroll, Ann Ayars

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Barnyard WAAC

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • George Harrison: British musician, composer and producer.
  • Jacques Bompard: French politician who serves as the Mayor of Orange, elected as mayor in June 1995 and reelected in 2001, 2008, and 2014.
  • Jean-Pierre Kucheida: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
  • Kent Haruf: American writer, author of several novels, including "Plainsong, "The Tie That Binds," and "Eventide.
  • Luigi Meroni: Italian soccer player for Turin, an extrovert and anti-conformist, destined for a grand career before he died in a car crash in Torino (Turin), Italy, on October 15, 1967.
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  • General Major Bradley flies to Algiers
  • Texas League announces it will quit for the duration of WWII.

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Planetary positions on February 24, 1943 - Geocentric view

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