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: Rocker
Jack Nance: Actor (Rubbed Out)

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1943 ?
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Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943
TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

The Robe - Lloyd C. Douglas

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Books

The Valley of Decision - Marcia Davenport

The Valley of Decision - Marcia Davenport

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Books

So Little Time - John P. Marquand

So Little Time - John P. Marquand

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Books

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith

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Old Journal Ads

E. H. Scott Radio Laboratories Radio  The Oboe was the despair of a radio engineers life because he couldnt capture its tone and timbre... but have you ever heard it on a Scott? (1943)E. H. Scott Radio Laboratories Radio The Oboe was the despair of a radio engineers life because he couldnt capture its tone and timbre... but have you ever heard it on a Scott? (1943)
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Old Journal Ads

Western Electrics Corporate ad  Western Electric (1943)Western Electrics Corporate ad Western Electric (1943)
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