Sunday 4 July 1943, US Independence Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Al "Blind Owl" Wilson and Geraldo Rivera in New York City.
Stage Door Canteen, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Al "Blind Owl" Wilson: Rock guitarist / vocalist (Canned Heat).
- Geraldo Rivera in New York City: New York, USA; news personality (20/20, Geraldo).
- Konrad ''Conny'' Bauer: German musician.
- Alan ''Blind Owl'' Wilson: American musician (d. 1970).
- Milan Macala: Czech football coach.
- Guy Avril: French phytotherapist, aroma therapist, author and astrologer. Author of "22 épices pour préserver sa santé" (22 herbs for keeping healthy).
- Geraldo Rivera: American talk show host, journalist and attorney. Rivera has won the Columbia-Dupont Award and the George Foster Peabody Award for Distinguished Achievement in Broadcast Journalism, seven local and three national Emmys.
- Alan Wilson: American musician nicknamed "Blind Owl," he was noted for his boogie-blues rock sound on guitar and in his vocals. He played harp as well. He co-founded the group Canned Heat in 1966, and the band's hit "On The Road Again" was released in 1969.
- Conny Bauer: German trombonist
- Emerson Boozer: NFL running back (New York Jets)/sportscaster.
- Adam Hart-Davis: English historian author and photographer
- Wladyslaw Sikorski: General / Prime Minister of Poland in exile (1939-43), dies at 62.
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