Sunday December 20, 1942

US date format: 12/20/1942, UK date format: 20/12/1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Trichet and Bob Hayes. 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

Commandos Strike at Dawn

Directed by: John Farrow

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

Country: United States of America

Stand by for Action

Stand by for Action

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

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

4 passi fra le nuvole

4 passi fra le nuvole

Directed by: Alessandro Blasetti

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

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

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

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Directed by: John Rawlins

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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

Events

  • World War II: Bombing of Calcutta by the Japanese.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Voice of America News

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States of America

Chapionship Wrestling

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States of America

Barnyard WAAC

Barnyard WAAC

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