Wednesday December 17, 1941

US date format: 12/17/1941, UK date format: 17/12/1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include André Lacrampe and Lesley Stahl. Ball of Fire, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Ball of Fire

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

Country: United States of America

Babes on Broadway

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler

Design for Scandal

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon, Edward Arnold, Lee Bowman

Freckles Comes Home

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Johnny Downs, Gale Storm, Mantan Moreland, Irving Bacon

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Historical Events

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    Events

  • German submarine U-31 sunk
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 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

TV Series

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Men at Work

Country: United States of America

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