Tuesday October 20, 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), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Earl Hindman and Duncan Rice. Went the Day Well?, directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • "Durham Manifesto" calls for fundamental changes in race relations.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies...

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Went the Day Well?

Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

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

Country: United States of America

Springtime in the Rockies

Springtime in the Rockies

Directed by: Irving Cummings

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

Once Upon a Honeymoon

Once Upon a Honeymoon

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker

X Marks the Spot

X Marks the Spot

Directed by: George Sherman

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

I Married a Witch

I Married a Witch

Directed by: René Clair

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

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 20

If October 20, 1942 is your birthday you're 77 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 8 days.
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