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Thursday 26 August 1943

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ulf Sundelin and Dori Caymmi. Sahara, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Movies

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Sahara

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Johnny Come Lately

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: James Cagney, Grace George, Marjorie Main, Marjorie Lord

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The Fallen Sparrow

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

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Hi Diddle Diddle

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe

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The Man in Grey

Directed by: Leslie Arliss

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ulf Sundelin: Sweden -- Yachtsmen (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Dori Caymmi: Brazilian singer, guitarist, songwriter, arranger, and producer who is a two-time Grammy Award winner (Best Latin Song and Best Latin Samba Recording).
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Facts:
  • WWII: Lord Louis Mountbatten is named Supreme Allied Commander for Southeast Asia.

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