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Sunday 22 February 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christine Keeler and Jean Puech. 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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Movies

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

Black Dragons

Directed by: William Nigh

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

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The Mad Doctor of Market Street

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

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

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Too Many Women

Directed by: Bernard B. Ray

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

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To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

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

Country: United States

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Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Men at Work

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christine Keeler: British party girl who had a short and sporty stint with the Rolls Royce and caviar crowd in 1963.
  • Jean Puech
  • Harvey Laidman: American film director, he directed "Steel Cowboy" (1978), "Flatbush" (1979), and "The Boy Who Loved Trolls" (1984).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stefan Zweig: Austrian writer, a novelist, son of a wealthy Jewish textile manufacturer and his wife who came from a Jewish banker family.
Facts:
  • World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 1942 - Geocentric view

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