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Tuesday 20 October 1942

US date format: 10/20/1942, UK date format: 20/10/1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Earl Hindman and Jim Rogers. Went the Day Well?, directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr

Country: United States of America

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Springtime in the Rockies

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, John Payne, Cesar Romero

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X Marks the Spot

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: Damian O'Flynn, Helen Parrish, Dick Purcell, Jack La Rue

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I Married a Witch

Directed by: René Clair

Starring: Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward

Country: United States of America

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George Washington Slept Here

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Percy Kilbride

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Which were the important events of 20 October 1942 ?

  • 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
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Famous Deaths:
  • May Robson: Actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies...
  • Durham Manifesto calls for fundamental changes in race relations
  • "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations.

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