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Friday 15 May 1942

US date format: 5/15/1942, UK date format: 15/5/1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Larry Pines and Edwige Antier. Yankee Doodle Dandy, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

Country: United States of America

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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States of America

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Juke Girl

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan, Richard Whorf, George Tobias

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It Happened in Flatbush

Directed by: Ray McCarey

Starring: Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Sara Allgood, William Frawley

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Private Buckaroo

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: The Andrews Sisters, Dick Foran, Joe E. Lewis, Ernest Truex

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1942 ?

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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  • Gasoline 1st rationed in US (17 Eastern States)
  • Nazi occupiers in the Netherlands arrests 2,000 Dutch officers
  • Gasoline first rationed in US (17 Eastern States).
  • World War II: in the United States, a bill creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is signed into law.

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