Tuesday 27 January 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James Cromwell and Petr Kotik.
Kings Row, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- James Cromwell: Los Angeles, California -- Actor (Stretch-All in the Family, Babe).
- Petr Kotik: Composer.
- Paul Quilès: French Socialist politician, the Deputy of Tarn département.
- Stephen Wynn: American executive and CEO of the Golden Nugget.
- John Witherspoon: American actor.
- Maki Asakawa: Japanese singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2010)
- Stewart Raffill: American director and screenwriter
- Kate Wolf: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1986)
- Kaarel Eenpalu: Estonian journalist and politician 6th Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942).
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