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
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • Ian Fleming graduates from a training school for spies in Canada

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The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

Jackass Mail

Jackass Mail

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Darryl Hickman

Sons of the Pioneers

Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

Lure of the Islands

Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

Rubber Racketeers

Rubber Racketeers

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Rochelle Hudson, William Henry, Barbara Read

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 1 month, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 days.
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