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Saturday 27 December 1941

1941-12-27

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Man Who Came to Dinner, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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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 27 December 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Pinder: British musician, skilled on the mellotron, a pioneer among the '60s performers with this versatile instrument.
  • Leslie Maguire: rocker (Gerry and Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross the Mersey").
  • Michael Pinder: rocker (The Moody Blues - "Nights in White Satin").
  • Jean-Claude Bouillon: French actor.
  • Miles Aiken: American basketball player and coach.
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Facts:
  • Siberia: Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 7th Symphony
  • Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city".
  • WWII: British Commandos raid the Norwegian port of Vaagso, causing Hitler to reinforce the garrison and defenses, drawing vital troops away from other areas.
  • The Valley of Geysers is discovered in Russia.
  • The Indochina Communist party, led by Ho Chi Minh, combines with the Nationalist party to form the Viet Minh.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1941 ?

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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

BOOK IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - JACKET COVER IS IN POOR CONDITION DUE TO AGE - JACKET HAS MANY RIPS & TEARS UPON IT (SEE PICTURES)

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