Wednesday June 02, 1943

US date format: 6/2/1943, UK date format: 2/6/1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 2, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Blinky Palermo and Charles Haid. Coney Island, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 02, 1943?


  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.


  • German assault on Sebastopol Krim, begins
  • 99th Pursuit Squadron flies first combat mission (over Italy).

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Coney Island

Coney Island

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger

Mr. Lucky

Mr. Lucky

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper



Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

Du Barry Was a Lady

Du Barry Was a Lady

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Virginia O'Brien

Above Suspicion

Above Suspicion

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

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