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Wednesday 6 May 1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gilbert Duquenoix and Colin Earl. Down Texas Way, directed by Howard Bretherton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1942

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Movies

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Down Texas Way

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Luana Walters

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Romance on the Range

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally Payne, Linda Hayes

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Grand Central Murder

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Van Heflin, Patricia Dane, Cecilia Parker, Virginia Grey

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Syncopation

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, George Bancroft

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Meet the Stewarts

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: William Holden, Frances Dee, Grant Mitchell, Marjorie Gateson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Facts:
  • World War II: On Corregidor, the last American forces in the Philippines surrender to the Japanese.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1942 - Geocentric view

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