Saturday January 17, 1942

US date format: 1/17/1942, UK date format: 17/1/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 17, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Muhammad Ali and Renzo Sambo. Joan of Paris, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

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Movies

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Joan of Paris

Joan of Paris

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Michèle Morgan, Paul Henreid, Thomas Mitchell, Laird Cregar

The Vanishing Virginian

The Vanishing Virginian

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Frank Morgan, Kathryn Grayson, Spring Byington, Natalie Thompson

A Date with the Falcon

A Date with the Falcon

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States of America

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Country: United States of America

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 17

If January 17, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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