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Friday 12 June 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 12, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Parris Glendening and Bernard Val. The Phantom Plainsmen, directed by John English, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

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Lady in a Jam

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Irene Dunne, Patric Knowles, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette

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They Raid by Night

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Lyle Talbot, June Duprez, Victor Varconi, George N. Neise

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Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, May Whitty

Country: United States

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Tarzan's New York Adventure

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Virginia Grey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1942 ?

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
  • Parris Glendening: Politician.
  • Bernard Val: French businessman, the president of Autoroutes du Sud de la France (ASF), a Vinci Autoroutes company, specializing in the operation of highway infrastructure.
  • Len Barry: American singer-songwriter and producer (The Dovells).
  • Bert Sakmann: German physiologist and biologist Nobel Prize laureate.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam)
  • Hitler orders enslavement of Slavic peoples
  • Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City, USA.

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