Monday July 13, 1942

US date format: 7/13/1942, UK date format: 13/7/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Harrison Ford and Roger McGuinn. Holiday Inn, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)

Events

  • 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by Nazis
  • German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • SS shoots 1,500 Jews in Josefov Poland

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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Country: United States of America

Footlight Serenade

Footlight Serenade

Directed by: Gregory Ratoff

Starring: John Payne, Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jane Wyman

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Powell, Hedy Lamarr, Claire Trevor, Basil Rathbone

A Yank in Libya

A Yank in Libya

Directed by: Albert Herman

Starring: Walter Woolf King, Joan Woodbury, H.B. Warner, Harry Parke

The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 13

If July 13, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 1 month old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months.
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