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Sunday 22 December 1940

US date format: 12/22/1940, UK date format: 22/12/1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Luis Francisco Cuellar and George Brejack. Kitty Foyle, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 On TV people were watching Gabby.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, James Craig, Eduardo Ciannelli

Country: United States of America

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Her First Romance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Edith Fellows, Wilbur Evans, Julie Bishop, Alan Ladd

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Chad Hanna

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Linda Darnell, Guy Kibbee

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The Invisible Woman

Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland

Starring: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

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Flight Command

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon, Paul Kelly

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Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • World War II: Himare is captured by the Greek army.

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Planetary positions on December 22, 1940 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1940 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Along the Santa Fe Trail - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
  2. So You're the One - Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra
  3. I Give You My Word - Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra
  4. There I Go - Will Bradley & His Orchestra

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