Saturday March 27, 1943

US date format: 3/27/1943, UK date format: 27/3/1943

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 27, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Maurice Adevah-Poeuf and Jean-Pierre Morel. Slightly Dangerous, directed by Wesley Ruggles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Augusta
  • Angolan Victory Day.
  • World Theatre Day
  • St. John of Egypt
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Events

  • Blue Ribbon Town (with Groucho Marx) 1st heard on CBS Radio
  • US begins assault on Fondouk-pass, Tunisia.
  • World War II: Battle of the Komandorski Islands : In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
  • WWII ampndash Escort carrier ''Dasher'' was destroyed by an accidental explosion in the Firth of Clyde, killing 379 of the crew of 528.

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Slightly Dangerous

Slightly Dangerous

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Lana Turner, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, May Whitty

Border Patrol

Border Patrol

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Russell Simpson

Tonight We Raid Calais

Tonight We Raid Calais

Directed by: John Brahm

Starring: Annabella, John Sutton, Lee J. Cobb, Beulah Bondi

Corregidor

Corregidor

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Otto Kruger, Elissa Landi, Donald Woods, Frank Jenks

Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell

Country: United States of America

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