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 and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

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)