Friday 1 January 1943, NewYear’s Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Don Novello [Father Guido Sarducci] in Ashtabula and Jerilyn Britz in Minneapolis.
Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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- Don Novello [Father Guido Sarducci] in Ashtabula: Ohio, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live).
- Jerilyn Britz in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open).
- Larry Clark: American director.
- Raghunath Anant Mashelkar: Indian scientist.
- Mary Ashley: American scholar and consultant for ABC television to provide research for 20/20 specials and a few papers on Napoleonic history.
- Don Novello: American comedian, best known his character Father Guido Sarducci.
- Ron Perelman: American businessman and millionaire, one of the wealthiest men in America. He is the CEO of MacAdnrews and Forbes, a holding company for such diverse companies as Revlon, Marvel Entertainment, and Consolidated Cigar Corporation.
- Bud Hollowell: American baseball player and manager (d. 2014)
- Raghunath Mashelkar: Indian rheologist and engineer
- Ronald Perelman: American businessman and philanthropist founded MacAndrews & Forbes
- Tony Knowles: American soldier and politician 7th Governor of Alaska
- Vladimir Šeks: Croatian lawyer and politician 16th Speaker of the Croatian Parliament
- Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
- Negro League star Josh Gibson suffers a nervous breakdown
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