Saturday 20 February 1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio Inoki [Kanji Rikidozan] and Lord McNally.
Journey Into Fear, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Antonio Inoki [Kanji Rikidozan]: Wrestler (NJPW / JWA).
- Lord McNally: .
- Aleksandr Pavlovich Alexandrov Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-9: TM-3).
- Carlos : French singer, entertainer, and actor, Francoise Dolto's son.
- Moshe Cotel: American composer and pianist (Born 1943).
- Antonio Inoki: Japanese wrestler mixed martial artist and politician
- Mike Leigh: Dramatist / director (High Hopes, Secrets & Lies)
- Tom McNally: Baron McNally English politician
- Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia.
- Phil Wrigley and B Rickey charter All-American Girls Softball League.
- The Paricutin volcano begins to form in Paricutin, Mexico.
- American movie studio executives agree to allow the Office of War Information to censor movies.
- The Saturday Evening Post publishes the first of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms in support of United States President Franklin Roosevelt's 1941 State of the Union address theme of Four Freedoms.
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