Friday January 15, 1943
US date format: 1/15/1943, UK date format: 15/1/1943
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Ashraf Aman and Stuart E Eizenstat.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1943?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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- World War II: The Soviet counter-offensive at Voronezh begins.
- The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
- 1,000 workers complete the air conditioning system for the Pentagon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1943?
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- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra - Boogie Woogie
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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