Thursday 2 April 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Graham Bright and Jean Jeanneney.
Jungle Book, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1942 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Graham Bright: private secretary to British Prime Minister.
- Jean Jeanneney: French historian and politician.
- Leon Russell: American musician, a pianist, singer, trumpeter and guitarist.
- Hiroyuki Sakai: Japanese chef.
- Roshan Seth: Indian-English actor.
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