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Friday 2 October 1942

US date format: 10/2/1942, UK date format: 2/10/1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steve Sabol . Eyes in the Night, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Eyes in the Night

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally

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Flying Tigers

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee, Paul Kelly

Country: United States of America

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Girl Trouble

Directed by: Harold D. Schuster

Starring: Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Billie Burke, Frank Craven

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Secret Mission

Directed by: Harold French

Starring: Hugh Williams, James Mason, Carla Lehmann, Roland Culver

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West of the Law

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Evelyn Cook

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1942 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
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  • Queen Mary slices cruiser Curacao in half, killing 338
  • 1st self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago
  • First self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago, Illinois.
  • The British cruiser ''Curaçao'' collides with the liner ''Queen Mary'' off the coast of Donegal and sinks 338 drown.

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