It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- The Falcon's Brother
directed by Stanley Logan
starring: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph
- Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
directed by John Rawlins
starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers
- The Major and the Minor
directed by Billy Wilder
starring: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson
- Across the Pacific
directed by John Huston
starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet
- A Yank at Eton
directed by Norman Taurog
starring: Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gwenn, Ian Hunter
Which were the important events of Saturday, 26 September 1942 ?
Famous People born
: German FR, long jumper / relayer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
Kent McCord in Los Angeles
: California, USA; actor (Officer Jim Reed - Adam 12).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1942 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Field Marshal von Bock -- Sep. 21, 1942
Esquire Magazine cover
The Song of Bernadette - Franz Werfel
The Moon Is Down - John Steinbeck
Dragon Seed - Pearl S. Buck
And Now Tomorrow - Rachel Field
Kelloggs Corn Flakes Cereal 20-Ton Clipper (1942)
Nescafe Coffee How We Make It (1942)
Tell the world why Saturday, 26 September 1942 is such a special date for you!