Thursday 5 March 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 5, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Adrien Houngbédji and Felipe Gonzales.
Reap the Wild Wind, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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What the sky looked like on 5 March 1942
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- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Adrien Houngbédji
- Felipe Gonzales
- Felipe Gonzalez: Prime Minister of Spain (1982-1996).
- Gloria Gaither: Musician.
- Mike Resnick: American science fiction author.
- Felipe González: Spanish lawyer and politician Prime Minister of Spain.
- Michael D[iamond] Resnick: Sci-fi author (Sideshow, Eros Ascending).
- Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
- Japanese troops march into Batavia.