Friday 27 March 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Jungle Book, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- John Adshead: English-New Zealand footballer and manager.
- Michael Jackson: English journalist and author (d. 2007).
- Wili Jønsson: Danish singer-songwriter and bass player (Gasolin').
- John Sulston: English biologist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Paul Courtin: .
- Philippe Granger: French clinical psychologist, analyst, professor of Psychology at the University and keynote speaker at many seminars on astrology.
- Michael York: British actor, an assertive leading man internationally known. He made a debut in 1967 after stage experience with the Oxford University Dramatic Society and gained rapid popularity in major film productions as well as TV. He starred in the TV series, "The Forsythe Saga." His films include "Romeo and Juliet," 1968, "Cabaret," 1972, "Lost Horizon," 1973, "Murder on the Orient Express," 1974 and more. On TV, he appeared in "The Forsythe Sage," January to July 1967. He married on 3/27/1968.
- John E Sulston: British chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
- Raymond J McGrath American politician (Representative-Republican-New York: 1981-).
- Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon in six to retain heavyweight boxing title (New York City, New York).
- War Powers Act is signed into law as Public Law 507, providing for silver alloy 5-cent coins.
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