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Friday 27 August 1943

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tuesday Weld and Bob Kerrey. 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:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tuesday Weld: American actress who, by the age of 21, had been in a dozen movies and well over a hundred TV shows.
  • Bob Kerrey: American politician and entrepreneur, the senior Senator from Nebraska, Vice Chairman of Senate Select Committee and a member of Senate Finance Committee and Senate Agriculture Committee.
  • Susan "Tuesday" Weld in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country).
  • Chuck Girard: American singer-songwriter and pianist (Love Song and The Castells).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Otto Selz: German psychologist (In Auschwitz).
Facts:
  • Japanese forces evacuate New Georgia Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.

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