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Tuesday 22 December 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hu Jintao and John Casablancas. Margin for Error, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1942

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Movies

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

Margin for Error

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Joan Bennett, Milton Berle, Otto Preminger, Carl Esmond

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Man of Courage

Directed by: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

Starring: Barton MacLane, Charlotte Wynters, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

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Commandos Strike at Dawn

Directed by: John Farrow

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

Country: United States

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Stand by for Action

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

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

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4 passi fra le nuvole

Directed by: Alessandro Blasetti

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

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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 22 December 1942 ?

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:
  • Hu Jintao: Statesman.
  • John Casablancas: American-Brazilian modeling agent and scout, founded Elite Model Management, a modeling agency, in in 1972 in Paris, France.
  • Jerry Koosman: American baseball player.
  • Dick Parry: English saxophonist (Jokers Wild).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Franz Boas: German-born American anthropologist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the founder of the relativistic, culture-centred school of American anthropology that became dominant in the 20th century.
Facts:
  • World War II: Adolf Hitler signs the order to develop the V-2 rocket as a weapon.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1942 - Geocentric view

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