Wednesday 18 November 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 18, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Evans and Susan Sullivan.
Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Linda Evans: American actress, probably best known for the role of Krystle Carrington in "Dynasty," a TV night-time soap that aired from 1981-1989.
- Susan Sullivan: American actress.
- Janine Jambu
- Linda Evans in Hartford: Connecticut, USA; actress (Dynasty, Big Valley, Beach Blanket Bingo).
- Martin Scorsese: Director.
- Jeffrey Siegel in Chicago: Illinois, USA; pianist (Chicago Symphony).
- Barry McCaffrey: Soldier.
- Qabus bin Said: Sultan of Oman (1970- ).
- Thornton Wilders Skin of our Teeth, premieres in New York City