Sunday 19 September 1943
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Joyce and Christi Haas.
Thank Your Lucky Stars, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
while A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Chris Joyce: Photographer.
- Christi Haas: Austria -- Downhill skier (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Joe Leonard Morgan: 2nd baseman (Reds) / commentator (ESPN).
- Mama Cass Elliot Baltimore Maryland: singer (Mamas and Papas-Monday Monday).
- Andre Boudrias: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Joe Morgan: American baseball player, a left-hitting/right-throwing second baseman who played for the Houston Colt .45's / Astros (1963–1971), Cincinnati Reds (1972–1979), Houston Astros (1980), San Francisco Giants (1981–1982), Philadelphia Phillies (1983) and Oakland Athletics (1984).
- André Boudrias: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Indrek Toome: Estonian businessman and politician
- Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
- Liberator bombers sinks U-341
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