Friday 16 October 1942US date format: 10/16/1942, UK date format: 16/10/1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ronald Paquin and Jim Leach.
I Married a Witch, directed by René Clair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 October 1942
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Personalized book about You
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 16 October 1942!
Which were the important events of 16 October 1942 ?
- Ronald Paquin: American ecclesiastic, a Reverend father...
- Penny Marshall: Actress.
- Jim Leach: Politician.
- James A. Leach: Politician.
- Dave Lovelady: Rocker.
- Kerry Kelly: American noted family, the daughter of...
- 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.
Birth chart on this day
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1942 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Manhattan Serenade - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
- Kay Kyser & His Orchestra - Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition