Tuesday June 23, 1942

US date format: 6/23/1942, UK date format: 23/6/1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 23, 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 Hannes Wader and Martin Rees. Jackass Mail, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
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  • World War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190, is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.

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Jackass Mail

Jackass Mail

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Darryl Hickman

Sons of the Pioneers

Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

Lure of the Islands

Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

Rubber Racketeers

Rubber Racketeers

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Rochelle Hudson, William Henry, Barbara Read

The Phantom Plainsmen

The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

Days to next June 23

If June 23, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.

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