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Sunday 8 November 1942

US date format: 11/8/1942, UK date format: 8/11/1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc Penfield and Sandro Mazzola. You Were Never Lovelier, directed by William A. Seiter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

You Were Never Lovelier

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom

Country: United States of America

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Heart of the Golden West

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bob Nolan

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Seven Miles from Alcatraz

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: James Craig, Bonita Granville, Frank Jenks, Cliff Edwards

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Road to Morocco

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

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The Great Mr. Handel

Directed by: Norman Walker

Starring: Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan, Malcolm Keen, Michael Shepley

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Historical Events

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  • Allies under Eisenhower land in N-Africa (Casablanca)
  • Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall
  • Vichy-France drops diplomatic relations with US
  • Operation Torch begins, as Allied forces land in Northern Africa. The Western Task Force with 24,500 Americans under Major General George Patton land at Fedala (15 miles north of Casablanca), Mehdia (55 miles south of Casablanca), and Safi (140 miles south of Casablanca). The Center Task Force with 18,500 Americans under Major General Lloyd Fredenall land near Oran. The Eastern Task Force with 9000 British and 9000 Americans and 2000 British Commandos under American Major General Charles Ryder
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Sport Games on 8 November 1942

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Brooklyn Dodgers : 35 - 0
  • Chicago Cardinals - Washington Redskins : 0 - 28
  • Green Bay Packers - Cleveland Rams : 30 - 12
  • New York Giants - Philadelphia Eagles : 14 - 0
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Planetary positions on November 08, 1942 - Geocentric view

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