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Friday 26 December 1941

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Currie and Daniel Schmid. The Man Who Came to Dinner, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley

Country: United States

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They Died with Their Boots On

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Winston Churchill becomes first British Prime Minister to address a joint meeting of US Congress, warning that the Axis would "stop at nothing".
  • U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States.

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

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1941?

  • Life: US goes to war American Flag
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Yamamoto -- Dec. 22, 1941
  • Life: Broadways Junior Miss

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

This novel deals with early slave trade and shipping between England and the Ivory coast in Africa. There are love stories between the charactors and one that is interracial.

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Videogames

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