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Thursday 17 December 1942

US date format: 12/17/1942, UK date format: 17/12/1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Wigand and Paul Butterfield. Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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Movies

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Commandos Strike at Dawn

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Paul Muni, Anna Lee, Lillian Gish, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States of America

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Stand by for Action

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Charles Laughton, Walter Brennan

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4 passi fra le nuvole

Directed by: Alessandro Blasetti

Starring: Gino Cervi, Adriana Benetti, Giuditta Rissone, Carlo Romano

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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

Country: United States of America

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Arabian Nights

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson

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TV Series

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

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States of America

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States of America

Barnyard WAAC

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Allies in London sentence German war criminals.
  • The Allies issue the Joint Declaration by Members of the United Nations, the first time they publicly acknowledge the Holocaust.
  • An avalanche in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania kills 26, including Vulcan Crucible Steel Co heir-apparent Samuel A. Stafford Sr., when two 100 ton boulders fall on a bus filled with wartime steel workers on their way home.
  • An airplane carrying prominent Ustashe general Jure Francetić crashes. Francetić dies as result of the injuries on December 27.

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