Sunday February 08, 1942

US date format: 2/8/1942, UK date format: 8/2/1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • 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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Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Todt: German politician, the Reich Minister...

Movies

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To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

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

Country: United States of America

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Wise Guy

Mr. Wise Guy

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Billy Gilbert

Captain Midnight

Captain Midnight

Directed by: James W. Horne

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

South of Santa Fe

South of Santa Fe

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 08, 1942?

On February 08, 1942 several famous people were born including, Robert Klein, Jean Gol, Terry Melcher.

Which famous people died on February 08, 1942?

Famous people died on February 08, 1942 include, Fritz Todt.


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