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Tuesday 21 July 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Hegan and Fred Hetzel. The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Ambersons

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello

Country: United States

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Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 21 July 1942

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
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Facts:
  • 8 die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Virginia
  • Eight die as coal waste heap slides in river valley near Oakwood, Virginia.
  • The Japanese establish a beachhead on the north coast of New Guinea in the Buna-Gona area a small Australian force begins a rearguard action on the Kokoda Track Campaign.

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