Tuesday 1 December 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Kalikow in Queens and Mohamed Amr.
Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1942 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Peter Kalikow in Queens: New York, USA; real estate developer/publisher (New York Post).
- Mohamed Amr: Egyptian politician Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- John Crowley: United States -- Sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty).
- Gasoline rationed in US
- Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1942 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Can't Get Out of This Mood - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?