Wednesday 11 February 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include François d'Orcival and Archie Andrews.
To Be or Not to Be, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- François d'Orcival
- Archie Andrews: Comic book character (Archie).
- James Couchman: British Member of Parliament.
- Tony Colton: rock producer (On the Boards).
- Janice LaCava: American homicide victim, murdered 1/11/1994 by her estranged husband, Thomas LaCava.
- Otis Clay: American singer-songwriter (d. 2016).
- Archie comic book debuts.
- The first gold record is presented to Glenn Miller for ''Chattanooga Choo Choo''.
- World War II: The Battle of Bukit Timah is fought in Singapore.
- Operation Cerberus A flotilla of Kriegsmarine ships dash from Brest through the English Channel to northern ports the British fail to sink any one of them.
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