Wednesday 6 January 1943, Epiphany
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include René Roué and Luciano Virgilio.
Shadow of a Doubt, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- René Roué
- Luciano Virgilio: Italian theater actor.
- Hak Ja Han: Korean church leader.
- Bob Wade: American artist nicknamed "Daddy-O" because of his slicked back hair, ’51 Ford hot rod and El Paso style.
- Osvaldo Soriano: Writer.
- Terry Venables: British soccer player / manager.
- Hak Han: South Korean wife of Sun Myung Moon.
- Paul James Nunn: Mountaineer.