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Sunday 6 December 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Byron Katie and Peter Handke. Random Harvest, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Random Harvest

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

Country: United States

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Lost Canyon

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Lola Lane

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Dawn on the Great Divide

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Buck Jones, Mona Barrie, Raymond Hatton, Robert Lowery

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Directed by: Lewis Seiler

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Frank Craven

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American Empire

Directed by: William C. McGann

Starring: Richard Dix, Leo Carrillo, Preston Foster, Frances Gifford

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Barnyard WAAC

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1942 ?

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Byron Katie
  • Peter Handke: Austrian avantgarde novelist and playwright, gained attention in the spring of 1966 due to an appearance at a meeting of avant-garde artists belonging to the Gruppe 47 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, where he gave an offensive and provocative public talk.
  • Richard Shepherd
  • Len Barry [Leonard Borisoff] in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; rocker (Bristol Stomp).
  • Robb Royer: American guitarist keyboard player and songwriter (Bread and The Pleasure Fair).
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  • RAF bombs Philips factory (150 die)
  • Queen Wilhelmina announces Dutch Commonwealth.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1942 - Geocentric view

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