Thursday 20 May 1943US date format: 5/20/1943, UK date format: 20/5/1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Albano Carrisi and Stéphane Collaro.
Five Graves to Cairo, directed by Billy Wilder, 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
- Albano Carrisi: Italian singer actor and winemaker (Al Bano and Romina Power).
- Stéphane Collaro: French tv animator, actor, journalist and estate-agent.
- Al Bano: Italian singer; married to Romina Power, daughter of Tyrone Power, father of Cristel Carrisi.
- Gale Sayers: Wichita sports Champions.
- Tison Street: Composer.
- Martin Honeysett: English illustrator (d. 2015).
- Iain Vallance: Baron Vallance of Tummel English businessman and politician.
- Vernon Fougère: Canadian bishop (d. 2013).
- Ian Vallance: CEO (British Telecom).
- French, British and US victory parade in Tunis, Tunisia.