Saturday 22 August 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathy Lennon in Santa Monica and Ugur Mumcu.
The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1942 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Kathy Lennon in Santa Monica: California, USA; singer (Lennon Sisters).
- Ugur Mumcu: Turkish journalist and writer (d. 1993).
- Joe Chambers: American rock musician; one of 13 farm kids.
- Harald Norpoth: .
- Uğur Mumcu: Turkish journalist and author (d. 1993).
- Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy
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