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Monday 21 December 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hu Jintao and Reinhard Frédéric Mey. Stand by for Action, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stand by for Action

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

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

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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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American Empire

Directed by: William C. McGann

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

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You Were Never Lovelier

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom

Country: United States

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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

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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Facts:
  • US Supreme court declares Nevada marriage separation legal.

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