Tuesday May 18, 1943

US date format: 5/18/1943, UK date format: 18/5/1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 18, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jacques-Pierre Amette and Roland Carraz. Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Five Graves to Cairo

Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States of America

My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

Directed by: Harold D. Schuster

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell

The Desperadoes

The Desperadoes

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes

Sarong Girl

Sarong Girl

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Ann Corio, Tim Ryan, Irene Ryan, Mantan Moreland

Ossessione

Ossessione

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

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

Country: United States of America

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  • Allied bombers attack Pantelleria in the Mediterranean Sea.

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