Wednesday January 07, 1942, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1942, UK date format: 7/1/1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 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 Jesse Branson and Danny Steinmann. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 1942?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • WW II siege of Bataan starts
  • US and Filipino forces withdraw to Bataan.
  • World War II: The siege of the Bataan Peninsula begins.

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Famous Deaths

  • Henry : Prince of Great Britain, the sixth child...

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Joan of Paris

Joan of Paris

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

The Vanishing Virginian

The Vanishing Virginian

Directed by: Frank Borzage

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

Spooks Run Wild

Spooks Run Wild

Directed by: Phil Rosen

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

You Belong to Me

You Belong to Me

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

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

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1942?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - The Shrine of St. Cecelia

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 07

If January 07, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
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