Wednesday 5 August 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sergio Ramírez and Andy Fogelson.
The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 August 1942
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1942 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Sergio Ramírez
- David Lange: Politician.
- Andy Fogelson: American filmmaker, a producer and Vice President at United Artists.
- Joseph Welsh: American ecclesiastic, Reverend father in the Roman Catholic church.
- Joe Boyd: American record producer founded Hannibal Records.
- British government cancels agreement of Munich
- German troops cross Kuban River