Monday 23 November 1942
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the important events of 23 November 1942 ?
- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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- 3rd and 5th Romanian army corp surrenders
- Colonel-General Von Paul asks Hitler to surrender
- German 4th and 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad
- Japans bombing of Port Darwin, Australia
- Poon Lim set adrift for 133 days after his boat is torpedoed
- Russian 21st Army recaptures Kalatsj at Don
- Coast Guard Woman's Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized.
- Steward Poon Lim set adrift for 133 days after his boat is torpedoed.
- WWII: A German U-boat sinks the SS ''Ben Lomond'' off the coast of Brazil. One crewman, Chinese second steward Poon Lim, is separated from the others and spends 130 days adrift until he is rescued on April 3, 1943.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1942 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Had The Craziest Dream - Harry James & His Orchestra
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