Saturday May 16, 1942

US date format: 5/16/1942, UK date format: 16/5/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Helma Esslinger and David Penry-Davey. Yankee Doodle Dandy, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

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

Country: United States of America

The Falcon Takes Over

The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

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

Country: United States of America

Juke Girl

Juke Girl

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

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

It Happened in Flatbush

It Happened in Flatbush

Directed by: Ray McCarey

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

Private Buckaroo

Private Buckaroo

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

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


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  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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