Thursday January 01, 1942, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1942, UK date format: 1/1/1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 1, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Alassane Ouattara and Bruno Arcari. A Date with the Falcon, directed by Irving Reis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • US and 25 other countries sign a united declaration against the Axis
  • The Declaration by the United Nations is signed by twenty-six nations.
  • Rose Bowl played in North Carolina due to Japanese threat-Oregon 20, Duke 16.
  • In Washington, D.C., representatives of 26 countries sign the Declaration of United Nations.
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Movies

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A Date with the Falcon

A Date with the Falcon

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States of America

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

The Devil and Daniel Webster

The Devil and Daniel Webster

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

Country: United States of America

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1942?

On January 01, 1942 several famous people were born including, Alassane Ouattara, Bruno Arcari, Albert Hunt.

Which famous people died on January 01, 1942?

Famous people died on January 01, 1942 include, Jaroslav Jezek.


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