Tuesday 18 May 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques-Pierre Amette and Roland Carraz.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1943 ?
- Jacques-Pierre Amette: French novelist, playwright, literary critic, known also under the pseudonym of Paul Clement.
- Roland Carraz: French historian and politician, who died on 9 December 1999.
- Jimmy Snuka: American professional wrestler.
- Onishiki Daigoro: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 28th Yokozuna (Born 1883).
- Allied bombers attack Pantelleria in the Mediterranean Sea.
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