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Ben Kingsley

Birthday Report for December 31st, 1943

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Events of the Month for Ben Kingsley  

When Ben Kingsley entered the world, these stories made the front page of the nation's newspapers: Congress repeals the Chinese Exclusion Acts. U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull orders Hungary, Rumania and Bulgaria to withdraw from the war. President Roosevelt orders the army to seize American railroads in order to make sure trains will keep running despite a strike. Allied forces invade New Britain Island in New Guinea. In other news, a German battleship is sunk by a British destroyer in the arctic.  


Entertainment News for the year Ben Kingsley was born

Audiences were applauding these developments in the entertainment industry when Ben Kingsley was an infant. Rodgers and Hammerstein collaborate this year on Broadway with Oklahoma. Oklahoma will go on to break records by running for 2212 performances. Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls is put on film this year starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. And the nation sings along with That Old Black Magic and Mairzy Doats.

Popular Music when Ben Kingsley was born.

When Ben Kingsley was rocking in a cradle, these songs were topping the music charts: Back in 1943, the popular songs were: Brazil performed by Xavier Cugat; Paper Doll performed by The Mills Brothers; Pistol Packin' Mama sung by Al Dexter; as well as Sunday, Monday or Always by Bing Crosby. Also topping the musical charts: That Old Black Magic by Glenn Miller; There Are Such Things by Tommy Dorsey; Velvet Moon by Harry James; and the ever popular You'll Never Know by Dick Haymes.

Movie News for the year Ben Kingsley was born

While Ben Kingsley was discovering how to stand up, The Academy gave a standing ovation to these movies and actors: 'Casablanca'- Directed by Michael Curtiz won the Best Movie Academy Award in 1943. Also this year, the Academy Award for Best Actor went to Paul Lukas for his role in 'Watch on the Rhine' and the Best Actress Award went to Jennifer Jones for her role in 'The Song of Bernadette'.

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