kakorama: a ride into the past


December 21st, 1942...

Today is Monday !

 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 21st of December:

1921 - Vampira (Maila Nurmi), Finnish-born actress
1937 - Jane Fonda, American actress and activist
1940 - Frank Zappa, American singer, guitarist and composer (d. 1993)
1942 - Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China
1946 - Carl Wilson, American singer and guitarist (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998)
1954 - Chris Evert, American tennis player
1969 - Julie Delpy, French actress

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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