Saturday 17 October 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Puckett vocalist (Gary Puckett and the Union Gap - "Woman Woman" and Nicholas Hasluck.
Now, Voyager, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Gary Puckett vocalist (Gary Puckett and the Union Gap - "Woman Woman": "Young Girl").
- Nicholas Hasluck: Australian novelist, poet and short story writer, and judge.
- Gary Puckett: American musician, semi-famous in the '60s with his band, "Gary Puckett and the Union Gap.
- Jimmy Seals: American musician who teamed up with Dash Crofts in 1969 as "Seals and Crofts.
- Jean-Pierre Dogliani: .
- Steve Jones: American basketball player and sportscaster
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