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Tuesday 6 January 1942, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barbara Lynn Alexander . Joan of Paris, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Joan of Paris

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Michèle Morgan, Paul Henreid, Thomas Mitchell, Laird Cregar

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The Vanishing Virginian

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Morgan, Kathryn Grayson, Spring Byington, Natalie Thompson

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Spooks Run Wild

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

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You Belong to Me

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan, Roger Clark

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How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Men at Work

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st around world flight (Pan Am Pacific Clipper)
  • Bob Feller, enlists in Navy and reports for duty to Norfolk Virginia
  • First around world flight (Pan Am "Pacific Clipper").
  • Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.

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