Tuesday 20 October 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Christiane Nusslein-Volhard and Duncan Rice.
Now, Voyager, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard: German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- Duncan Rice: Sir Duncan Rice is a Scottish historian and university administrator.
- Earl Hindman: American actor (d. 2003).
- Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard: German biologist and geneticist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Bart Zoet: Dutch cyclist (d. 1992).
- May Robson: Actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84.
- Durham Manifesto calls for fundamental changes in race relations
- "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations.
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