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Monday 31 May 1943

US date format: 5/31/1943, UK date format: 31/5/1943

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joe Namath and Sharon Gless. Coney Island, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Coney Island

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Betty Grable, George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, Charles Winninger

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Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Above Suspicion

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

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The Black Raven

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1943 ?

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joe Namath: American football star who took the New York Jets to a winning season at the Super Bowl III.
  • Sharon Gless: American actress whose greatest fame was as a detective in "Cagney and Lacey," from 1982, playing one of two female cops along with her partner Tyne Daly.
  • Sharon Gless in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Chris Cagney - Cagney and Lacey).
  • Jean-Charles Foellner: French freemason, the grand master of 'La Grande Loge nationale française (GLNF)' from 2001 to 2007.
  • Gale Sayers: Athlete.
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  • Archie comic strip 1st broadcast on radio
  • Cards Mort Cooper pitches 1st of back-to-back one-hitters
  • "Archie" comic strip first broadcast on radio.
  • Japanese forces are driven from Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
  • Zoot Suit Riots begin

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Planetary positions on May 31, 1943 - Geocentric view

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