Tuesday September 08, 1942
US date format: 9/8/1942, UK date format: 8/9/1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Sal Valentino and Nancy Ann Dibble.
Overland Mail, directed by Ford Beebe, John Rawlins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..