What the sky looked like on May 17, 1943
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 5/17/1943, UK date format: 17/5/1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Coats and David Simeon.
Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Which were the important events of May 17, 1943?