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Thursday 18 December 1941

1941-12-18

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Shanghai Gesture, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Shanghai Gesture

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Hellzapoppin'

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye

Country: United States

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Johnny Eager

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold

Country: United States

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The Wolf Man

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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All Through the Night

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt, Kaaren Verne

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sam Andrew: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Big Brother and the Holding Company) (d. 2015).
  • Wadada Smith: American trumpet player and composer (Creative Construction Company).
  • Joan Scott: American historian author and academic.
  • Wadada Leo Smith: American trumpeter and composer.
  • William of Gloucester: William was a grandson of King George V of the United Kingdom.
See other famous people born on 18 December
Facts:
  • German submarine U-434 sinks
  • Japanse troops land on Hong Kong

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1941?

  • Life: Broadways Junior Miss
  • Time: Pearl Harbor issue
  • Life: General MacArthur

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Keys of the Kingdom

By: A. J. Cronin

A Scottish priest on a mission in China, is torn between practical values and doctrines of the Catholic Church.

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Random Harvest

By: James Hilton

Random Harvest is a novel written by James Hilton, first published in 1941. The novel was immensely popular, placing second on The New York Times list of bestselling novels for the year.The

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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

Old rare book

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The Sun Is My Undoing

By: Marguerite Steen

BOOK IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - JACKET COVER IS IN POOR CONDITION DUE TO AGE - JACKET HAS MANY RIPS & TEARS UPON IT (SEE PICTURES)

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