It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in December 1943 ?

  • A Guy Named JoeA Guy Named Joe
    directed by Victor Fleming
    starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson
  • The Song of BernadetteThe Song of Bernadette
    directed by Henry King
    starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe
  • Destination TokyoDestination Tokyo
    directed by Delmer Daves
    starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale
  • Madame CurieMadame Curie
    directed by Mervyn LeRoy
    starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers
  • The Spider WomanThe Spider Woman
    directed by Roy William Neill
    starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 December 1943 ?


Holidays
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Famous People born
Albert Lee: English guitarist
Jack Nance: American actor (d. 1996)
Walter Spanghero;: French rugby player.
Andre Arthur.: Canadian radio host

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1943 ?

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943
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Books

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

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas


A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome.

The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport

The Valley of Decision

by Marcia Davenport


On the eve of World War II  writer Marcia Davenport, best known for her biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, spent several years in Pittsburgh, her imagination caught by the drama of American industry. 

So Little Time by John P. Marquand

So Little Time

by John P. Marquand


So Little Time by John P. Marquand

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith


The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident.

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Action in the North Atlantic Movie  Bogart (1943)Action in the North Atlantic Movie Bogart (1943)
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Thomas & Betts Electronic Ad, Staggers Imagination (1943)Thomas & Betts Electronic Ad, Staggers Imagination (1943)
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