Sunday 12 December 1943US date format: 12/12/1943, UK date format: 12/12/1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dickey Betts and Grover Washington Jr.
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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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Dickey Betts: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band).
- Grover Washington Jr
- Gianni Russo: American entertainer and actor he had a minor role in 1972's film, "The Godfather" in which he played Don Corleone's ill-fated son-in-law.
- Sadeq Tabatabaei: Iranian journalist and politician (d. 2015).
- John F. Kerry: Politician.
- Grover Washington: Jr.
- Dave Munden: rock drummer (Brian Poole and The Tremeloes).
- Vassilis Alexakis: Greek-French author and translator.