Thursday 20 August 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Isaac Hayes and Jacquelyn Mayer.
Orchestra Wives, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1942 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Isaac Hayes: American musician, a black singer and the composer of the theme song from the movie "Shaft.
- Jacquelyn Mayer: American Beauty Queen who won the Miss America contest on 9/08/1962.
- Gilbert Moses: American director, talented and versatile as an actor, playwright, documentary writer, guitar player and composer.
- Fred Thompson: Politician.
- Fred Norman: American baseball player.
- Dim-out regulations implemented in San Francisco, California.