Sunday 5 December 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Spider Woman, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Eva Joly: Norwegian-born French magistrate («Juge d'instruction») and politician for Europe Écologie–The Greens.
- Thomas Graham: Scottish politician, a Member of Parliament, Labour representative, Renfrew district.
- Andrew Soo-jung: South Korean cardinal.
- NFL Philadelphia Eagle-Pittsburgh Steelers merger dissolves.
- World War II: U.S. Army Air Force begins attacking Germany's secret weapons bases in Operation Crossbow .
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