Monday January 19, 1942

US date format: 1/19/1942, UK date format: 19/1/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Kings Row

Kings Row

Directed by: Sam Wood

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

Country: United States of America

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Directed by: George Stevens

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

Country: United States of America

Song of the Islands

Song of the Islands

Directed by: Walter Lang

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

Valley of the Sun

Valley of the Sun

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Lucille Ball, James Craig, Cedric Hardwicke, Dean Jagger

Law of the Jungle

Law of the Jungle

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

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

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 19

If January 19, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 6 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 7 days.
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