Saturday 25 December 1943, ChristmasUS date format: 12/25/1943, UK date format: 25/12/1943
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hanna Schygulla and Vassilis Alexakis.
Higher and Higher, directed by Tim Whelan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Noveltoon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 December 1943
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- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Hanna Schygulla: Katowice Silesia, Poland -- Actress (Love is Colder than Death).
- Vassilis Alexakis
- Trevor Lucas: rocker (Fairport Convention).
- Ravish Malhotra: in India; cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup).
- Tarja Halonen: Statesman.
- Wilson Júnior: Brazilian race car driver and businessman.
- Wilson Fittipaldi Junior: Brazilian racing driver.
- Suzy Menkes: Journalist.