What Happened on December 31, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at Paramount Theater

Singer/Actor Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Denver, NM, American country singer (Rocky Mt High), thank God he's a country boy

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Pete Qualfe, English rocker (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)
  • Peter Quaife, English rock bassist (the Kinks - Long Tall Sally), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)