Saturday February 21, 1942

US date format: 2/21/1942, UK date format: 21/2/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 Margarethe von Trotta and Magnus Linklater. Black Dragons, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn.

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Movies

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Black Dragons

Black Dragons

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

The Mad Doctor of Market Street

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Claire Dodd, Nat Pendleton

Too Many Women

Too Many Women

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

Starring: Neil Hamilton, June Lang, Joyce Compton, Barbara Read

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Men at Work

Men at Work

Country: United States of America

Days to next February 21

If February 21, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 7 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 30 days.
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