Tuesday February 23, 1943

US date format: 2/23/1943, UK date format: 23/2/1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Bobby Wayne Mitchell in Chatham and Jada Rowland in New York City. The Human Comedy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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Events

  • General Major Bradley arrives in Dakar and Marrakesh
  • German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia.
  • A fire breaks out at St. Joseph's Orphanage, County Cavan, Ireland, killing 36 people (35 of whom are children).

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Movies

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The Human Comedy

The Human Comedy

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

They Got Me Covered

They Got Me Covered

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

Damals

Damals

Directed by: Rolf Hansen

Starring: Zarah Leander, Hans Stüwe, Rossano Brazzi, Jutta von Alpen

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States of America

The Youngest Profession

The Youngest Profession

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Virginia Weidler, Edward Arnold, John Carroll, Ann Ayars

TV Series

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Barnyard WAAC

Barnyard WAAC

Chapionship Wrestling

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States of America

Voice of America News

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States of America

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