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Friday 16 October 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 16, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronald Paquin and Jim Leach. George Washington Slept Here, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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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

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  • Aaron Copland / de Milles ballet Rodeo, premieres in New York City
  • National Boxing Association freezes titles of those serving in armed services.
  • Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 south of Calcutta, India.
  • A hurricane and flood in Bombay kill 40,000.

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