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..
Which were the most popular movies released in December 1943 ?
- A Guy Named Joe
directed by Victor Fleming
starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson
- The Song of Bernadette
directed by Henry King
starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe
- Destination Tokyo
directed by Delmer Daves
starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale
- Madame Curie
directed by Mervyn LeRoy
starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers
- The Spider Woman
directed by Roy William Neill
starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard
Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 December 1943 ?
Famous People born
- 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.
: English guitarist
: American actor (d. 1996)
: French rugby player.
: Canadian radio host
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1943 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943
Esquire Magazine cover
The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas
The Valley of Decision - Marcia Davenport
So Little Time - John P. Marquand
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith
GM Diesel Locomotive Santa Fe (1943)
Sanka Coffee Drinks of Sheer Delight (1943)
Bell Aircraft Ad Stahl Art (1943)
Tell the world why Tuesday, 21 December 1943 is such a special date for you!