Thursday 9 December 1943US date format: 12/9/1943, UK date format: 9/12/1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Tate and Jim Morrison.
Destination Tokyo, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Jim Morrison: Musician.
- James Tate: Poet.
- Kenny Vance: Rocker.
- Rick Danko in Canada rocker (The Band - "Islands": "Stage Fright").
- Pit Martin: Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2008).
- Joanna Trollope: English author playwright and director.
- Georges Dufrenoy: French post-impressionnist painter (Born 1870).