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Sunday 22 December 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luis Francisco Cuellar and George Brejack. Night Train to Munich, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940 while Stars on the Sea by F. van Wyck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Movies

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

Night Train to Munich

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid

Country: United States

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Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, James Craig

Country: United States

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The Philadelphia Story

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart

Country: United States

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Santa Fe Trail

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Go West

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Luis Francisco Cuellar: Colombian politician (d. 2009).
  • George Brejack: American psychic, a law enforcement detective employed by the Major Crimes Unit for the Passaic County Prosecutor in New Jersey.
  • Luis Cuéllar: Colombian rancher and politician (d. 2009).
  • Mike Molloy: English journalist author and illustrator.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • World War II: Himare is captured by the Greek army.

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Music Charts

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

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

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1940?

  • Life: Greek soldier
  • Time: Aristocratic Commander in Chief who taught and led the Greek Arm
  • Life: Ginger Rogers

Books

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

Stars on the Sea

By: F. van Wyck

Deals with the founding of the United States Navy during the American Revolution.

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How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Mrs Miniver

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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