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Friday 26 February 1943

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob "Bear" Hite and Bob van Reeth. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States

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Journey Into Fear

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio

Country: United States

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Saludos Amigos

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson

Starring: Fred Shields, Jos Oliveira, Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Air Force

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Shadow of a Doubt

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Famous Deaths:
  • Theodor Eicke: German Inspector of the concentration camps and SS Guard Formations.
Facts:
  • German assault moves to Beja, North Tunisia.

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  • Life: Air Reconnaissance
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Col. General Golnikov -- Feb. 22, 1943
  • Life: Princess Elizabeth

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Books

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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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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Mrs. Parkington

By: Louis Bromfield

Love Story

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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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