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Tuesday 21 December 1943

1943-12-21

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). A Guy Named Joe, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

A Guy Named Joe

A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Madame Curie

Madame Curie

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers

Country: United States

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Destination Tokyo

Destination Tokyo

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Spider Woman

The Spider Woman

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 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 Birthdays:
  • André Arthur: Canadian journalist and politician
  • Lena Bergman: Swedish actress
  • Albert Lee: English guitarist and songwriter (Heads Hands & Feet and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings)
  • Andre Arthur: Canadian radio host
  • Jack Nance: American actor who appeared in much of David Lynch's work, including the starring role in his dark classic, 'Eraserhead', and a recurring role on the TV series, 'Twin Peaks'

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943
  • Life: POWs wife
  • Esquire

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 ...

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The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport

The Valley of Decision

By: Marcia Davenport

Originally published in 1942, The Valley of Decision was an instant success, and its story of four generations of the Scott family—owners and operators of a Pittsburgh iron and steel works—has since captured the imagination of generations of readers.

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So Little Time by John P. Marquand

So Little Time

By: John P. Marquand

The story of a boy from a small New England town, aviator in World War I, then newspaper man, play doctor, movie script rewriter. The story of his married life, his work, his worries, his search for security, his attempt ...

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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 ...

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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