Sunday July 05, 1942
US date format: 7/5/1942, UK date format: 5/7/1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Donna Cunningham and Alain Pompidou.
The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 05, 1942?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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- Ian Fleming graduates from a training school for spies in Canada