Sunday 18 October 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Willie Horton and Larry Pickering.
Now, Voyager, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Willie Horton: baseball slugger (Detroit Tigers).
- Larry Pickering: Australian newspaper cartoonist.
- Gianfranco Ravasi: Italian cardinal and scholar.
- Mikhail Nesterov: Russian painter (Born 1862).
- Hitler orders allied commandos to be killed
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