Friday 19 December 1941
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice White and Simona Marchini.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 December 1941
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1941 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maurice White: American musician, a singer, percussionist and sessions drummer with Motown and Chess labels.
- Simona Marchini: Italian actress and top comedienne whose debut in "People of the Night;" was a huge success.
- Myung-bak Lee
- Wadada Leo Smith: Musician.
- Maurice White in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; rock vocalist (Earth, Wind and Fire - "Spirit").
- Lee Myung-bak: South Korean businessman and politician 10th President of South Korea.
- L M Dovator: Russian general, dies in battle.
- German submarine U-574 sinks
- Hitler takes complete command of German Army
- US Office of Censorship is created to control information pertaining to war.
- World War II: Limpet mines placed by Italian divers sink the HMS Valiant (1914) and HMS Queen Elizabeth (1913) in Alexandria harbour.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1941 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- (There'll be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
- This Is No Laughing Matter - Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra