Friday 22 October 1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Deneuve and Jan de Bont.
Guadalcanal Diary, directed by Lewis Seiler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books.
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- Catherine Deneuve: French film actress and businesswoman.
- Jan de Bont: Dutch director producer and cinematographer.
- Bobby Fuller
- Paul Zukofsky in Brooklyn: New York, USA; violinist (Cappricio).
- Jan Bont: Dutch-American film maker, a multimillionaire with his thriller hit movie "Speed" followed by "Twister.
- Allen Coage: American-Canadian wrestler and coach (d. 2007).
- Catherine Coulson: American actress (d. 2015).
- Seif Hamad: Zanzibari politician 2nd Chief Minister of Zanzibar.
- Robert Long: Dutch singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2006).
- Allen James Coage: NYC, New York -- HW judo (1976 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Robert Long [Leverman]: Dutch singer / actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen).
- Josef Venantius von Woss: Composer, dies at 80.
- World War II: in the Second firestorm raid on Germany, the Royal Air Force conducts an air raid on the town of Kassel, killing 10,000 and rendering 150,000 homeless.
- WWII: The RAF delivers a highly destructive airstrike on the German industrial and population center of Kassel.
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