Sunday 4 October 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jenny Arean [Joanna Klarenbeek] and Karl W Richter.
Flying Tigers, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 October 1942 ?
- Jenny Arean [Joanna Klarenbeek]: Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet).
- Karl W Richter: American aviator (d. 1967).
- Bernice Johnson Reagon: American musician (Sweet Honey in the Rock).
- Johanna Sigurdardottir: Prime Minister of Iceland.
- Franco Gatti: Italian singer, a member of Ricchi e Poveri (The Rich and Poor), an Italian pop music group active since the late 1960s, which has sold over 20 million records.
- Bernice Reagon: American singer-songwriter (Sweet Honey in the Rock)
- Karl Richter: American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1967)
- Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir: Icelandic politician 24th Prime Minister of Iceland
- Christopher Stone: Manchester, New Hampshire -- Actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns)
- German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad
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