Sunday 17 January 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Geoffrey Deuel and Wendy Yoshimura.
Tarzan Triumphs, directed by William Thiele, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while The Human Comedy by William Saroyan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1943 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Geoffrey Deuel: American minor actor, the brother of actor Peter Duel (who changed the spelling of their family name).
- Wendy Yoshimura: American artist and political activist, Patty Hearst's underground companion.
- Rene Preval: President of Haiti.
- Aarno Laitinen: Finnish journalist.
- René Préval: Haitian agronomist and politician 52nd President of Haiti.
- Chris Montez: American singer.
- Daniel Charles Brandenstein in Watertown: Wisconsin, USA; astronaut (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49).
- Tin Can Drive Day
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