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Sunday 9 August 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Dejohnette and David Steinberg. The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 9 August 1942

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Movies

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The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States

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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

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Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Roy Mack

Starring: Bud Duncan, Edgar Kennedy, Cliff Nazarro, Lucien Littlefield

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Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edith Stein: German Jew who took the name of Teresa Benedicta of the Cross as a Roman Catholic nun.
Facts:
  • 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland
  • Mahatma Gandhi and 50 others arrested in Bombay after passing of a quit India campaign by the All-India Congress
  • Vice-Adm Mikawa lands at Guadalcanal, Solomon Island
  • World War II: Battle of Savo Island : Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 09, 1942 - Geocentric view

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