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Thursday 13 August 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Georges Carnus and Robert L Moore. The Palm Beach Story, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 13 August 1942

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Movies

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

The Palm Beach Story

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

Country: United States

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Somewhere I'll Find You

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Robert Sterling, Patricia Dane

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The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States

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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Country: United States

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The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • RKO Radio Pictures premieres the Disney film Bambi in the US at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
  • World War II: in Washington, DC, six German would-be saboteurs (Operation Pastorius) are executed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 1942 - Geocentric view

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