Sunday 23 May 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lars-Ake Nilsson and Norman Johnson.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Lars-Ake Nilsson: Diplomat.
- Norman Johnson: Singer / songwriter.
- John Newcombe in Australia tennis pro (Wimbledon 1967: 1970, 1971).
- Peter Kenilorea: Prime Minister of Solomon Islands.
- General Norman Johnson: American singer (Chairmen of the Board).
- Johnson: American singer-songwriter and producer (Chairmen of the Board and The Showmen) (d. 2010)
- Vicky Moscholiou: Greek singer (Born 1943)
- Alan Walden: American businessman and manager co-founded Capricorn Records
- Thomas Mann begins writing his novel Dr Faustus
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