Sunday 19 December 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include General James L Jones and William De Vries in Brooklyn.
A Guy Named Joe, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while So Little Time by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
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- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- William De Vries in Brooklyn: New York, USA; surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart).
- General James L Jones: American military figure.
- Ross M Lence: American political scientist (d. 2006).
- Ross Lence: American political scientist and academic (d. 2006).
- James Jones: American general and politician 22nd United States National Security Advisor.
- Sam Kelly: English actor (d. 2014).
- Military coup in Bolivia.
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