Thursday April 29, 1943

US date format: 4/29/1943, UK date format: 29/4/1943

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dominique Labourier and Duane Allen in Taylortown. The Ox-Bow Incident, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

This Land Is Mine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Country: United States of America

Death Rides the Plains

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Robert Livingston, Al St. John, Patti McCarty, Ray Bennett

A Stranger in Town

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Presenting Lily Mars

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter, Richard Carlson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 29, 1943?


  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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  • US 34th Division occupies Hill 609, North Tunisia.

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