Sunday May 16, 1943

US date format: 5/16/1943, UK date format: 16/5/1943
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 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 Jon Jost and Kay Andrews. Ossessione, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti, Dhia Cristiani, Elio Marcuzzo

Country: United States of America

The Leopard Man

The Leopard Man

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Girls in Chains

Girls in Chains

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Arline Judge, Roger Clark, Robin Raymond, Barbara Pepper

The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

Country: United States of America

Buckskin Frontier

Buckskin Frontier

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Richard Dix, Jane Wyatt, Albert Dekker, Lee J. Cobb


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 16, 1943?


  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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  • Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto ends after 30 days of fighting

Famous Birthday

  • : Director (All the Vermeers in NY).
  • : Baroness Andrews English politician.
  • : American politician and diplomat 29th...
  • : Italian-Slovenian poet and translator.

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