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Monday 19 January 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 19, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Crawford and Nara Leão. Kings Row, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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What the sky looked like on 19 January 1942

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Movies

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

Kings Row

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Country: United States

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Woman of the Year

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

Country: United States

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Song of the Islands

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell

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Law of the Jungle

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Arline Judge, John 'Dusty' King, Mantan Moreland, Arthur O'Connell

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Joan of Paris

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Michèle Morgan, Paul Henreid, Thomas Mitchell, Laird Cregar

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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 19 January 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Crawford: British actor and singer who captivated theater audiences around the world playing the lead role in "Phantom of the Opera.
  • Nara Leão
  • Jean-Pierre Kelche: French military, Chief of Staff officer of the armies; No.
  • Javier Heraud: Peruvian poet and member of the Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN).
  • Thom Mayne: American Architect.
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Facts:
  • Japanese forces invade Burma
  • Titus Brandsma (Carmelite priest) arrested by German occupiers for speaking out against Nazism as a "lie" and "pagan".
  • WWII:
  • Establishment of United States VIII Bomber Command, later to become the Eighth Air Force, in Savannah, Georgia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 19, 1942 - Geocentric view

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