Monday February 02, 1942

US date format: 2/2/1942, UK date format: 2/2/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Graham Nash and Bo Hopkins. To Be or Not to Be, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Events

  • US auto factories switch from commercial to war production.
  • Los Angeles Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans.
  • WWII: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

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To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

Mr. Wise Guy

Mr. Wise Guy

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Billy Gilbert

Captain Midnight

Captain Midnight

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Dave O'Brien, Dorothy Short, James Craven, Sam Edwards

South of Santa Fe

South of Santa Fe

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Linda Hayes, Paul Fix

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 7 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 11 days.
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