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Sunday 11 October 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amitabh Bachchan and James Oliver Huberty. Flying Tigers, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Flying Tigers

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee

Country: United States

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The Falcon's Brother

Directed by: Stanley Logan

Starring: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

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The Major and the Minor

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers

Country: United States

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Across the Pacific

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Indian film actor, producer, singer and TV host.
  • James Oliver Huberty: Shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds.
  • Katey Houston: American astrologer and AFA member from 3/1970 who, in the early '70s, was active in astrology clubs in the Philadelphia area.
  • James Huberty: American mass murderer, the perpetrator of the worst single-episode slaying in the history of the United States.
  • Malvin Whitfield: Bay City, Texas -- Track star (1948, 52 Olympics - 3 Gold / Silver / Bronze Medals).
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Famous Deaths:
  • World War II: Battle of Cape Esperance : On the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese fleet on their way to reinforce troops on the island.

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