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Tuesday 17 March 1942, St. Patrick's Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Wayne Gacy and Jacques Abeille. My Favorite Blonde, directed by Sidney Lanfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 March 1942

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

My Favorite Blonde

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

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Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Country: United States

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Alias Boston Blackie

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Chester Morris, Adele Mara, Richard Lane, George E. Stone

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Lady Gangster

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Faye Emerson, Julie Bishop, Frank Wilcox, Roland Drew

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Ghost Town Law

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Virginia Carpenter

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Men at Work

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Gen Doug MacArthur arrives in Australia to become Supreme Commander
  • Belzec Concentration Camp opens-30,000 Lublin Polish Jews transported.
  • US General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander.
  • Holocaust: The first Jews from the Lvov Ghetto are gassed at the Belzec death camp in what is today eastern Poland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 17, 1942 - Geocentric view

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