Tuesday 21 December 1943US date format: 12/21/1943, UK date format: 21/12/1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 21, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pan Am Flight 103 and Walter Spanghero.
Higher and Higher, directed by Tim Whelan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Noveltoon.
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- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Walter Spanghero: French rugby player, leader of the Spanghero tribe.
- Pan Am Flight 103
- Jack Nance: American actor who appeared in much of David Lynch's work, including the starring role in his dark classic, 'Eraserhead', and a recurring role on the TV series, 'Twin Peaks'.
- Jean-Yves Besselat
- Albert Lee: English guitarist and songwriter (Heads Hands & Feet and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings).
- Lena Bergman: Swedish actress.
- André Arthur: Canadian journalist and politician.
- Andre Arthur: Canadian radio host.