Monday August 03, 1942

US date format: 8/3/1942, UK date format: 3/8/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 3, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Isabel Allende . The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States of America

Boss of Hangtown Mesa

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Fuzzy Knight, William Farnum, Rex Lease

Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Country: United States of America

The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Roy Mack

Starring: Bud Duncan, Edgar Kennedy, Cliff Nazarro, Lucien Littlefield


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Which were the important events of August 03, 1942?


  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
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