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Sunday 8 February 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Klein and Jean Gol. To Be or Not to Be, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States

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Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States

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Captain Midnight

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Dave O'Brien, Dorothy Short, James Craven, Sam Edwards

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South of Santa Fe

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Linda Hayes, Paul Fix

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Raiders of the West

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Bill 'Cowboy Rambler' Boyd, Art Davis, Lee Powell, Virginia Carroll

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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 8 February 1942 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Klein: American hip standup comedian, a frequent guest on the "Johnny Carson Show" and "Saturday Night Live.
  • Jean Gol: Belgian liberal politician with the Parti Réformateur Libéral (PRL), a government minister.
  • Terry Melcher: American noted family, a musician in his own right, and talented music producer, Melcher is the son of Doris Day from her youthful first marriage to musician Al Jordan.
  • Robert Klein in the Bronx: New York, USA; comedian/actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals).
  • Fritz Peterson: baseball pitcher (New York Yankees).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fritz Todt: German politician, the Reich Minister for Armament and Munitions.
  • US Congress advises President Franklin Roosevelt that Americans of Japanese descent should be locked up en masse so they wouldn't oppose the US war effort.
  • World War II: Japan invades Singapore.

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