Thursday 20 May 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tison Street and Ian Vallance.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Tison Street: Composer.
- Ian Vallance: CEO (British Telecom).
- Al Bano: Italian singer; married to Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power, father of Cristel Carrisi.
- Stéphane Collaro: French tv animator, actor, journalist and estate-agent.
- Gale Sayers: Wichita sports Champions.
- Albano Carrisi: Italian singer actor and winemaker (Al Bano and Romina Power)
- Vernon Fougère: Canadian bishop (d. 2013)
- Martin Honeysett: English illustrator (d. 2015)
- Iain Vallance: Baron Vallance of Tummel English businessman and politician
- French, British and US victory parade in Tunis, Tunisia.
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