Wednesday 6 October 1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Durrell in Brooklyn and Udo Zimmermann.
Lassie Come Home, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Michael Durrell in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs).
- Udo Zimmermann: Composer.
- Alexander Maxovich Shilov: Russian painter.
- Ottavio Bianchi: Italian soccer coach.
- Josée Dayan: French film director, screenwriter and producer.
- Bernard Fixot: French publisher, founder and Chairman of the board of publishing house XO Editions. He is also chairman of the Los Angeles-based company Bernard Fixot, LLC.
- Trygve Hegnar: Norwegian businessperson, investor and chief editor of the business magazines Kapital and Finansavisen, founded by Hegnar himself in 1971 and 1992 respectively.
- Richard Caborn: English engineer and politician Minister for Sport and the Olympics
- Michael Durrell: American actor
- Alexander Shilov: Russian painter
- Cees Veerman: Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Cats) (d. 2014)
- Robert Cooper: American astrologer, AFA's third executive secretary 12/31/1970 (succeeding Paul Grell), after 25 years experience in engineering and management.
- Battle at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island
- Himmler wants acceleration of Final Solution
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