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Monday 12 January 1942

US date format: 1/12/1942, UK date format: 12/1/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernardine Dohrn and Michel Mayor. 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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Movies

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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 of America

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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 of America

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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

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Men at Work

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • British troops reconquer Sollum.
  • Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender.
  • National War Labor Board created.
  • World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt creates the National War Labor Board.

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