Saturday 10 October 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Bellay and Alain-Dominique Perrin.
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- Jérôme Bellay: French journalist, press baron and director of Europe 1 radio station.
- Alain-Dominique Perrin: French businessman and art collector.
- William Farley: American executive and CEO of Fruit of the Loom, an apparel company, specializing in undergarments.
- William Pettet: Whittier artists.
- Radu Vasile: Romanian historian and politician 57th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 2013).
- Richard von Schaukal: Austria Poet / writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68.
- 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt
- The Soviet Union establishes diplomatic relations with Australia.
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