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Wednesday 28 April 1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Oliver Creighton in Orange and Jacques Dutronc. Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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TV Series

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Movies

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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Lady of Burlesque

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord

Country: United States

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Crash Dive

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews

Country: United States

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I Walked with a Zombie

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
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Facts:
  • German-Italian counter offensive in North Africa.
  • US 34th Division occupies Djebel el Hara North Tunisia.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Junior Nurses aides
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John W. Bricker -- Apr. 26, 1943
  • Life: Farewells

Books

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set ...

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The Valley of Decision

By: Marcia Davenport

Originally published in 1942, The Valley of Decision was an instant success, and its story of four generations of the Scott family—owners and operators of a Pittsburgh iron and steel works—has since captured the imagination of generations of readers.

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So Little Time

By: John P. Marquand

Two complete novels in one book. Great read.

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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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