Thursday 5 August 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Phantom of the Opera, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1943 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Serge Janquin: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
- Nelson Briles: American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2005).
- Sammi Smith: American country singer and songwriter (d. 2005).
- Rodney Pattisson: English yachtsman.
- Adam Kuckhoff: Writer, dies at 55.
- Soviet forces reconquer Orel and Bjelgorod
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