Saturday 9 January 1943US date format: 1/9/1943, UK date format: 9/1/1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Walker (musician) and Kenneth Kelley.
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.
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Scott Walker (musician)
- Kenneth Kelley: US singer (Manhattans, One Life to Live).
- Rob Hoeke: Dutch pianist / singer (Drinking on My Bed).
- Dick Yount: rocker (Harpers Bizarre).
- Freddie Starr: English comedian and singer.
- Kathryn Walker in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Beacon Hill, Barbara - Another World).
- Fernando Flores: Politician.
- Margaret House: American artist and poet; she died on April 28, 2003 after a four-year battle with ALS.
- Scott Walker: American lead guitarist, singer, keyboarder and composer, a member of the "Walker Brothers" musical group.
- Robert Drewe: Australian author and playwright.
- Elmer MacFadyen: Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 2007).
- Jerry Yester: American singer-songwriter pianist and producer (Modern Folk Quartet The Lovin' Spoonful and The New Christy Minstrels).
- Raffaella Curiel: Italian fashion designer.
- Robin G Collingwood: English philosopher (Roman Britain), dies at age 53.
- Japanese government in Java limits sale and use of motorcars.