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Friday 20 August 1943

US 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 most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fallen Sparrow

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

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A Lady Takes a Chance

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers

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The Flemish Farm

Directed by: Jeffrey Dell

Starring: Clive Brook, Clifford Evans, Jane Baxter, Philip Friend

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Silver Spurs

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Smiley Burnette, John Carradine

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Heaven Can Wait

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 1943 - Geocentric view

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