Friday 9 January 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
A Date with the Falcon, directed by Irving Reis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- K Callan: American actress.
- Ian Tonothy: British practicing hypnotherapist and astrologer, copy editor of the AA Journal, Culture and Cosmos, Correlations, and the Journal of Spiritual Astrology.
- K Callan in Dallas: Texas, USA; actress (This House Possessed, Splendor in the Grass, Martha - Lois and Clark).
- John Dunning: American author.
- Tony Harding: English illustrator (d. 2014).
- Lee Kun-hee: Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung
- Judy Malloy: American hypertext fiction pioneer and artist
- Joe Louis knocks out Buddy Baer in one round for heavyweight boxing title.
- US Joint Chiefs of Staff created.
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