Video: 'Five Characters in Search of an Exit' (part 2)
Video: Churchill, Roosevelt (at 0:37)
(Monday, December 22, 1941) — With the U.S. and Britain now at war with Japan, Germany and Italy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrived in Washington this afternoon after a secret journey to discuss unified war plans with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Video: 'Dirty Harry' trailer
(Wednesday, December 22, 1971) — Dirty Harry, a film about a San Francisco cop (Clint Eastwood) with little regard for rules (but who always gets results) while tracking down a serial killer who snipes at random victims, opened today at the Loew’s State 2 and Loew’s Orpheum theaters in New York City.
Produced and directed by Don Siegel, the crime thriller launched the Dirty Harry film series about fictional San Francisco Police Department Homicide Division Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan.
(Saturday, December 22, 2001) — Richard C. Reid, a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes this afternoon, but was subdued by flight attendants and fellow passengers.
(Saturday, December 22, 2001) — How You Remind Me by Nickelback is the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for the first of four weeks (December 22/29, 2001, January 5/12, 2002).