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Wednesday 1 July 1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Geneviève Bujold and Ezzat Ibrahim al-Duri. The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 1 July 1942

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Movies

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The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Jackass Mail

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Darryl Hickman

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Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

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Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

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The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • German troops conquer Sebastopol
  • World War II: first Battle of El Alamein.
  • The Australian Federal Government becomes the sole collector of Income Tax in Australia as the State Income Tax is abolished.
  • July 27 ampndash WWII: The First Battle of El Alamein.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 01, 1942 - Geocentric view

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