Tuesday 13 October 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pamela Tiffin [Pamela Wonso] and Paul Simon in Newark.
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Pamela Tiffin [Pamela Wonso]: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- Actress (Viva Max!).
- Paul Simon in Newark: New Jersey, USA; singer/actor ("Kodachrome", "One Trick Pony").
- Dave Aaron: American UFO researcher, owner of the largest inventory in the world of UFO videos (25,000 hours) and tapes (6,000 hours) which he sell from his home office in Yucaipa, CA, the UFO Audio-Video Clearing House, established c. 1990.
- Jerry Jones: American football player, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys.
- Pamela Tiffin: American actress, a movie starlet of the '60s with a debut in "Summer and Smoke," 1961.
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- Rutanya Alda: Latvian-American actress
- Bob Bailey: American baseball player and manager
- Walter McGowan: Scottish boxer
- Aykut Oray: Turkish actor (d. 2009)
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