Wednesday 5 August 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Wake Island, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1942 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Joe Boyd: American record producer founded Hannibal Records.
- Andy Fogelson: American filmmaker, a producer and Vice President at United Artists.
- Joseph Welsh: American ecclesiastic, Reverend father in the Roman Catholic church.
- British government cancels agreement of Munich
- German troops cross Kuban River
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