Wednesday February 11, 1942

US date format: 2/11/1942, UK date format: 11/2/1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 François d'Orcival and James Couchman. The Mad Doctor of Market Street, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Mad Doctor of Market Street

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Claire Dodd, Nat Pendleton

Too Many Women

Too Many Women

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Neil Hamilton, June Lang, Joyce Compton, Barbara Read

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

Mr. Wise Guy

Mr. Wise Guy

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Billy Gilbert

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 11

If February 11, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 7 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 20 days.
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