Saturday February 14, 1942, Valentine's Day

US date format: 2/14/1942, UK date format: 14/2/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 14, 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 Michael Bloomberg and Roland Giraud. The Mad Doctor of Market Street, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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Events

  • Japanese parachutists land near oil center in Palembang, Sumatra.
  • Battle of Pasir Panjang contributes to the fall of Singapore.

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Movies

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To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Kings Row

Kings Row

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Country: United States of America

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

Country: United States of America

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

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TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 14

If February 14, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 9 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 16 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 14, 1942?

On February 14, 1942 several famous people were born including, Michael Bloomberg, Roland Giraud, Wali Jones.

Which famous people died on February 14, 1942?

Famous people died on February 14, 1942 include, Adnan Bin Saidi.


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