Wednesday 9 June 1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Saatchi and Joe [William] Haldeman.
Spitfire, directed by Leslie Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
- Blessed Diana d'Andalo
- Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
- Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
- Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
- Saint Liborius, bishop (of LeMans), confessor [GTZ: LeMans]
- Saint Edmund, bishop of Canturbury, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: England]
- Saint Diomedes
- =? Blessed Columba, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Scotland]
- Saint Columba (called Saint Columcille in Ireland, where he is honoured as one of the islands three patron saints)
- Saint Alexander, martyr [GTZ: Russia]
- Roman Empire paganism - third day of the Vestalia in honor of the goddess Vesta
- Saint Primus and Felicianus, martyrs [common]
- Charles Saatchi: Iraqi-English businessman co-founded Saatchi & Saatchi.
- Joe [William] Haldeman: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Worlds Apart).
- Hugh King: American homicide victim, he was killed in a house that was burned down by his former girl-friend's jealous lover, who had kidnapped the girl September 1976.
- Kenny Barron: American pianist and educator (Sphere).
- John Fitzpatrick: English race car driver.
- Joe Haldeman: American science fiction author.
- Pay-as-you-go (withholding) US income tax deductions authorized
- US Congress passes "pay-as-you-go" income tax.
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