Saturday 20 February 1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Journey Into Fear, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Antonio Inoki [Kanji Rikidozan]: Wrestler (NJPW / JWA).
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- Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9: TM-3).
- Carlos : French singer, entertainer, and actor, Francoise Dolto's son.
- Moshe Cotel: American composer and pianist (Born 1943).
- Antonio Inoki: Japanese wrestler mixed martial artist and politician
- Mike Leigh: Dramatist / director (High Hopes, Secrets & Lies)
- Tom McNally: Baron McNally English politician
- Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia.
- Phil Wrigley and B Rickey charter All-American Girls Softball League.
- The Paricutin volcano begins to form in Paricutin, Mexico.
- American movie studio executives agree to allow the Office of War Information to censor movies.
- The Saturday Evening Post publishes the first of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms in support of United States President Franklin Roosevelt's 1941 State of the Union address theme of Four Freedoms.
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