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.
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, directed by Michael Powell, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Amitabh Bachchan: Indian film actor, producer, singer and TV host.
- James Oliver Huberty: Shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds.
- Victor H Fazio: (Rep-D-California, 1979- ).
- 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.
- Gabriele Lavia: Italian actor, film director and theatre director.
- Richard Wilson: Baron Wilson of Dinton Welsh academic and politician.
- Malvin Whitfield: Bay City, Texas -- Track star (1948, 52 Olympics - 3 Gold / Silver / Bronze Medals).
- Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev: Composer, dies at 64.
- 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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