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Thursday 23 April 1942

US date format: 4/23/1942, UK date format: 23/4/1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Véronique Poivre d'Arvor and Sandra Dee. In This Our Life, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, Dennis Morgan

Country: United States of America

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The Spoilers

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

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The Corpse Vanishes

Directed by: Wallace Fox

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

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The Mad Monster

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

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Larceny, Inc.

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Wyman, Broderick Crawford, Jack Carson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1942 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Famous Deaths:
  • 4-day allied bombing on Rostock begins
  • William Temple enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury.

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