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Saturday 20 December 1941

1941-12-20

It was Saturday, 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

Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 December 1941 and get them!

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

Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tommy Cole: American makeup artist, actor and singer.
  • Frank Creton: Suriname -- Neth painter.
  • Gerald Sousa: American convict, sentenced to life in prison as an accessory to a death resulting from a holdup, though he did not pull the trigger.
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Japanese troops lands on Mindanao.
  • World War II: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the ''Flying Tigers'' in Kunming, China.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1941 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. (There'll be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
  2. This Is No Laughing Matter - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 20 December 1941 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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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Remember when

Remember when

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