Saturday 19 December 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1942 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Syd Little: British TV series comedian who played in partnership with Eddie Large.
- Jean-Patric Manchette: Thriller writer.
- Jean-Patrick Manchette: French writer, a literary and movie critic and co-screenwriter for the following films, "Une Femme aux Abois," 1967 and "Le Crime," 1983.
- Cornell Dupree: American guitarist (d. 2011).
- Dennis Fitch: American pilot (d. 2012).
- Rufus : Italian-French actor, also known as Zio Vittorio.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1942 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Moonlight Becomes You - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 19 December 1942 and get them!