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December 3rd, 1942...

Today is Thursday !

 
 
 Number-one song in the charts today


In the USA:

"White Christmas"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Admiral William Halsey

(TIME Cover: November the 30th, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of December:

1368 - King Charles VI of France (d. 1422)
1596 - Nicolo Amati, Italian violin maker (d. 1684)
1857 - Joseph Conrad, Polish-born British writer (d. 1924)
1884 - Rajendra Prasad, first President of India (d. 1963)
1895 - Anna Freud, Austrian-born British psychoanalyst (d. 1982)
1911 - Nino Rota, Italian composer (d. 1979)
1930 - Jean-Luc Godard, French film director
1934 - Viktor Gorbatko, Soviet cosmonaut
2005 - Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

     
Oscar of the best picture in 1942

Mrs. Miniver
directed by William Wyler
with Walter Pidgeon (Clem Miniver) and Greer Garson (Kay Miniver)

Designed in 1942

The Stool
by Mogens Lassen

 
 
 
     

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