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Thursday 17 September 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Desmond Lynam and Beverly Aadland. Street of Chance, directed by Jack Hively, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

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Street of Chance

Directed by: Jack Hively

Starring: Burgess Meredith, Claire Trevor, Louise Platt, Sheldon Leonard

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A Yank at Eton

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gwenn, Ian Hunter, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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Deep in the Heart of Texas

Directed by: Elmer Clifton

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt

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Tomorrow We Live

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Jean Parker, Emmett Lynn, William Marshall

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Sunset Serenade

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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