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Tuesday 21 December 1943

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andre Arthur and Jack Nance. A Guy Named Joe, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943 while The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Voice of Firestone Televues.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Voice of Firestone Televues

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Guy Named Joe

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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The Song of Bernadette

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe

Country: United States

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Madame Curie

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers

Country: United States

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Destination Tokyo

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale

Country: United States

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The Spider Woman

Directed by: Roy William Neill

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andre Arthur: Canadian radio host.
  • Jack Nance: American actor who appeared in much of David Lynch's work, including the starring role in his dark classic, 'Eraserhead', and a recurring role on the TV series, 'Twin Peaks'.
  • Walter Spanghero: French rugby player, leader of the Spanghero tribe.
  • André Arthur: Canadian journalist and politician.
  • Lena Bergman: Swedish actress.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1943?

  • Life: POWs wife
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Greer Garson -- Dec. 20, 1943
  • Life: Sinkiang

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Valley of Decision

By: Marcia Davenport

Originally published in 1942, The Valley of Decision was an instant success, and its story of four generations of the Scott family—owners and operators of a Pittsburgh iron and steel works—has since captured the imagination of generations of readers.

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So Little Time

By: John P. Marquand

The story of a boy from a small New England town, aviator in World War I, then newspaper man, play doctor, movie script rewriter. The story of his married life, his work, his worries, his search for security, his attempt ...

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The Human Comedy

By: William Saroyan

Now the major motion picture Ithaca, directed by and starring Meg Ryan—with a cast that includes Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Jack Quaid, and Tom HanksThe place is Ithaca, in California's San Joaquin Valley.

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The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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