Saturday June 20, 1942

US date format: 6/20/1942, UK date format: 20/6/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 20, 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 Brian Wilson and Penelope Horner. Jackass Mail, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 20, 1942?


  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
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  • Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews
  • German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Jackass Mail

Jackass Mail

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Darryl Hickman

Sons of the Pioneers

Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

Lure of the Islands

Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

Rubber Racketeers

Rubber Racketeers

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Rochelle Hudson, William Henry, Barbara Read

The Phantom Plainsmen

The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 20, 1942?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle

Days to next June 20

If June 20, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 1 month, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 13 days.

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