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Tuesday 4 August 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don S Davis and Gunter Thielen. The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, 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 ?

The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

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

Country: United States

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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

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

Country: United States

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The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

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

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Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Roy Mack

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

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Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1942 ?

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don S Davis: American actor and artist (Born 1942).
  • Gunter Thielen
  • Annette Roux: French businesswoman, an executive in the Beneteau family business, a sail and motor boat manufacturing company with production facilities in France and the United States.
  • Don Davis: American actor and painter (d. 2008).
  • David Russell: Lange; Prime Minister (Liberal) of New Zealand (1984-).
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz
  • British Premier Winston Churchill arrives in Cairo
  • Colonel-General Jeremenko arrives in Stalingrad / welcomed by Nikita Khrushchev
  • German occupier orders all Dutch homing pigeons killed

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Planetary positions on August 04, 1942 - Geocentric view

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