Friday 20 August 1943US date format: 8/20/1943, UK date format: 20/8/1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sylvester McCoy and Roger Gale.
The Fallen Sparrow, directed by Richard Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1943 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Sylvester McCoy: Scottish actor of TV and film, equally as comfortable portraying dramatic roles as well as comedy.
- Roger Gale: English journalist and politician.
- Patrick Demarchelier: French fashion photographer, who has worked for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar magazines.
- Jiggs Whigham: American jazz musician, trombone and trombonium player, and music teacher.