Friday 4 December 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Mosley in Paradise Valleym California and Chris Hillman in San Diego.
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 4 December 1942 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Bob Mosley in Paradise Valleym California: USA; rock bassist (Moby Grape).
- Chris Hillman in San Diego: California, USA; singer (Byrds - "Turn Turn Turn", "Mr Tambourine Man").
- André Laignel: French politician and Member of the European Parliament for Central France.
- John Lear: American noted family, the son of the founder of Lear Jet Corp.
- Gemma Jones: English actress and singer.
- 1st US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey)
- FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration
- Works Progress Administration liquidated
- First US citizenship granted an alien on foreign soil (James Hoey).
- US President Franklin Roosevelt orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration.
- Holocaust: In Warsaw, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka and Wanda Krahelska-Filipowicz set up the Zegota organization.
- World War II: Carlson's patrol during the Guadalcanal Campaign ends.
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 ?