Saturday October 03, 1942

US date format: 10/3/1942, UK date format: 3/10/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 3, 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 Alan Rachins and Steve Sabol. Eyes in the Night, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 03, 1942?


Events

  • FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization
  • Launch of 1st A-4 / V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
  • New York Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves ump Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 and suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season
  • Spaceflight: The first successful launch of a V-2 /A4-rocket from Test Stand VII at Peenemunde, Germany. It is the first man-made object to reach space.

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Movies

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Eyes in the Night

Eyes in the Night

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

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

Flying Tigers

Flying Tigers

Directed by: David Miller

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

Country: United States of America

Girl Trouble

Girl Trouble

Directed by: Harold D. Schuster

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

Secret Mission

Secret Mission

Directed by: Harold French

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

West of the Law

West of the Law

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

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

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