Saturday 12 December 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Heron and Mike Pinder in Birmingham.
Random Harvest, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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 12 December 1942 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Mike Heron: Rocker.
- Mike Pinder in Birmingham: England; rocker (The Moody Blues).
- Peter Sarstedt: British musician.
- Angèle Albrecht: German dancer and teacher.
- Morag Hood: Scottish actress described by many commentators as "a celebrated beauty," who featured in numerous British programmes, stage productions, and audio presentations from the 1960s up to the late 1990s.
- Fatma Girik: Turkish actress and politician
- Morris Sadek: Egyptian-American lawyer and activist
- Brough Scott: English jockey and journalist
- German offensive in South Western Stalingrad.
- A fire in a hostel in St. John's, Newfoundland kills 100 people.
- World War II: German troops begin Operation Winter Storm, an attempt to relieve encircled Axis forces during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1942 ?
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