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Sunday 11 January 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joel Zwick and Ira Vieth. Joan of Paris, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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What the sky looked like on 11 January 1942

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Joan of Paris

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Michèle Morgan, Paul Henreid, Thomas Mitchell, Laird Cregar

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The Vanishing Virginian

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Morgan, Kathryn Grayson, Spring Byington, Natalie Thompson

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How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar

Country: United States

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The Chocolate Soldier

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Risë Stevens, Nigel Bruce, Florence Bates

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Men at Work

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joel Zwick
  • Ira Vieth: German financial expert, professional astrologer and author, an active and certified member of ‘Deutscher Astrologenverband/ DAV from1980.
  • Bud Acton: American basketball player.
  • Charles Acton: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season in 1967.
  • Leo Cullum: American soldier pilot and cartoonist (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.
  • -23 degrees F (-31 degrees C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record).
  • World War II: Japan declares war on the Netherlands and invades the Netherlands East Indies.
  • WWII:
  • Sikorsky R-4 first flies, in the United States it will become the first mass-produced helicopter.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1942 - Geocentric view

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