Friday 7 May 1943US date format: 5/7/1943, UK date format: 7/5/1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 7, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Harvey Andrews and Donal McCann.
The More the Merrier, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 7 May 1943
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1943 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Harvey Andrews: English singer-songwriter and poet.
- Donal McCann
- Peter Horak: Jetboat jumper.
- Rick West: [Richard Westwood]; rocker (Brian Poole and Tremeloes).
- James Turrell: Artist.
- Terry Allen: American country music singer.
- Peter Carey: Australian author and educator.
- John Bannon: Australian politician, who served as the 39th Premier of South Australia, leading the Labor party to government at the 1982 election.
- Christopher Taylor White: Rocker.
- British 11th Huzaren occupies Tunis Tunisia
- Liberty Ship George Washington Carver, named after scientist, is launched.
- US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia
- US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta / Bensert Tunisia
- Dutch men 18-35 obliged to report to labor camps.
- US first Armour division occupies Ferryville Tunisia.
- American and British forces capture Tunis and Bizerte in North Africa. 160,000 German and Italian soldiers surrender at Tunis.