Sunday August 15, 1943: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/15/1943, UK date format: 15/8/1943

August 15th, 1943 was the 227th day of the year 1943 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Barbara Bouchet and Eni F H Faleomavaega.

The Seventh Victim, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1943

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | Magazine covers

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August 15, 1943 Events

What happened on August 15, 1943?

Historical Events

  • Allies land on Kiska Aleutians

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August 15, 1943 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 15, 1943?

Other August 15th famous birthdays

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If August 15, 1943 is your birthday you are 80 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 15.

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August 15, 1943 Famous Deaths

Other August 15th famous deaths

  • Jan Kiepura

    Sosnowiec (Poland) -- Vocalist / actor ("Her Wonderful Lie").

  • Cyclist (Rome–Naples–Rome 1957), dies aged 64.

  • Italian hero saved 5,000 Jews from the Budapest war.

  • Paul Lukas

    Actor Kim, Berlin Express, dies at 76 from heart failure.

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August 15, 1943 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

Who should a Leo marry?

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

Personality of August born

Chinese Zodiac

Goat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Goat

Element: Water

Goat personality

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August 15, 1943 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 15, 1943?

The day of the week was Sunday.

August 15th marks the 226th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1943.

There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 15, 1943 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 15, 1943?


  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
  • Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
  • India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
  • Korea ? Liberation Day
  • Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
  • Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day

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The Seventh Victim

The Seventh Victim

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Country: United States of America

The Fallen Sparrow

The Fallen Sparrow

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

A Lady Takes a Chance

A Lady Takes a Chance

Release year: 1943

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger, Phil Silvers



Release year: 1943

Directed by: William A. Seiter, Ray Enright

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Glenn Ford, Marguerite Chapman, Edgar Buchanan

The Flemish Farm

The Flemish Farm

Release year: 1943

Directed by: Jeffrey Dell

Starring: Clive Brook, Clifford Evans, Jane Baxter, Philip Friend

Magazine Covers

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Birth chart on this day

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August 15, 1943 Lunar and Planetary phase

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