Thursday 23 September 1943
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Clement and Walter Scott.
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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- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Bob Clement: (Rep-D-Tennessee).
- Walter Scott: Rock vocalist (Whispers).
- Guy Canivet: French judge, president of the Court of Cassation from 2005 and as such the highest judge in France.
- Gaby Dohm: Austrian actress on TV and in film.
- Julio Iglesias: Spanish singer, known as the master of the love song, the world's top selling living pop star, Iglesias has sold a Guinness record of 100 million albums worldwide.
- Antonio Tabucchi: Italian writer, the author of the best-seller "Sostiene Tereira," which was made into a movie with Marcello Mastroianni. An expert in Portuguese literature, he edited the Italian edition of the works of Pessoa, of whom he has written many essays. He has also translated the poetry of de Andrade. In 1987, he was given the French award of "Medicis Etranger."
- Tanuja : Indian actress
- Marty Schottenheimer: American football player and coach
- Elinor Glyn: British actress, a red-haired, globe-trotting socialite and a novelist from 1900.
- World War II: The so-called Salo Republic is born.
- WWII: The Republic of Salò is founded.
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