Friday 24 April 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard M Daley and Richard M.
Tarzan's New York Adventure, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Richard M Daley: American politician.
- Richard M: Daley; American politician (mayor-Democrat-Chicago).
- Valeri Abramovich: Voloshin; Russian cosmonaut.
- Barbra [Joan] Streisand in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer/actress/award winner (Funny Girl, "The Way We Were").
- Richard Daley: American politician and noted family, the son of legendary Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley.
- Barbra Streisand: American singer and actress, began rising steadily upwards from 1961 by doing TV, records, Broadway, magazine covers and film. Recipient in 1995 of an Honorary Doctorate in Arts and Humanities from Brandeis University, Barbra Streisand is a rare honoree, perhaps the only artist to earn Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace and Peabody Awards.
- Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah: Sri Lankan lawyer and academic
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