Sunday 5 December 1943US date format: 12/5/1943, UK date format: 5/12/1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eva Joly and Thomas Graham.
Riders of the Deadline, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
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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 .