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Wednesday 14 October 1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 14, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Billy Harrison and Jerry Jones. George Washington Slept Here, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 14 October 1942

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Movies

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

George Washington Slept Here

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

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The Moon and Sixpence

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: George Sanders, Herbert Marshall, Doris Dudley, Eric Blore

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Bowery at Midnight

Directed by: Wallace Fox

Starring: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

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Now, Voyager

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper

Country: United States

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For Me and My Gal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
  • German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
  • Japanese battleship strikes Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 14, 1942 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1942 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Manhattan Serenade - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  2. Kay Kyser & His Orchestra - Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

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