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Tuesday 31 August 1943

US date format: 8/31/1943, UK date format: 31/8/1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Vasseur and Jacques Nolot. The Kansan, directed by George Archainbaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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What the sky looked like on 31 August 1943

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Kansan

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Richard Dix, Jane Wyatt, Albert Dekker, Eugene Pallette

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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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The Fallen Sparrow

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

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A Lady Takes a Chance

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

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The Flemish Farm

Directed by: Jeffrey Dell

Starring: Clive Brook, Clifford Evans, Jane Baxter, Philip Friend

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Vasseur
  • Jacques Nolot
  • Thierry Jordan: French clergyman and archbishop of Reims.
  • Jim Byrnes: American film writer and producer of the TV long-running hit series "Gunsmoke.
  • Philippe Bilger: French magistrate, General Counsel, who remained in the service of justice for almost forty years, known for being in charge of the Court of Assize in the Paris Court of Appeal.
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Facts:
  • 1st battle of Essex / new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island
  • Japanse occupiers intern Jewish Congregation of Sorabajo
  • The USS Harmon, the first U.S. Navy ship to be named for an African-American, is commissioned.

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Planetary positions on August 31, 1943 - Geocentric view

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