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Wednesday 19 August 1942

US date format: 8/19/1942, UK date format: 19/8/1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Fred Thompson and Michiel Patijn. Orchestra Wives, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

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Orchestra Wives

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn Miller, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra

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Counter-Espionage

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Warren William, Eric Blore, Hillary Brooke, Thurston Hall

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The Palm Beach Story

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

Country: United States of America

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Somewhere I'll Find You

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Robert Sterling, Patricia Dane

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The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • 4,000 Canadian and British soldiers killed raiding Dieppe, France
  • Gen Paulus orders German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad
  • World War II: Operation Jubilee : the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an amphibious assault by allied forces on Dieppe, France and fails, many Canadians are killed or captured. The operation was doomed to fail, and was intended to develop and try new amphibious landing tactics for the coming full invasion in Normandy.

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