Wednesday 8 April 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eduard Visser and Roger Chapman.
Jungle Book, directed by Zoltan Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Eduard Visser: Dutch writer (Fyffes are now called Chiquita).
- Roger Chapman: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Family and Streetwalkers).
- Douglas Trumbull: American director producer and special effects artist.
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