Sunday August 01, 1943

US date format: 8/1/1943, UK date format: 1/8/1943

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Geoff Britton and Jean-Pierre Divoire. Heaven Can Wait, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Country: United States of America

Hi Diddle Diddle

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Pola Negri, Dennis O'Keefe

The Man in Grey

Directed by: Leslie Arliss

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

Salute to the Marines

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Ray Collins

Young Ideas

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Susan Peters, Herbert Marshall, Mary Astor, Elliott Reid


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 01, 1943?


  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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  • Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw

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