Tuesday 20 October 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
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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- 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
- Earl Hindman: American actor (d. 2003).
- Jim Rogers: Businessman.
- Jeanne Kohl-Welles: Politician.
- Andrew Vachss: Author.
- Ron Shock: Comedian.
- Duncan Rice: Sir Duncan Rice is a Scottish historian and university administrator.
- Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard: German biologist and geneticist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Bart Zoet: Dutch cyclist (d. 1992).
- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard: German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- 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.