Saturday 24 January 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Hart .
Woman of the Year, 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.
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Gary Hart: American professional wrestling figure (d. 2008).
- Musical Star & Garter, premieres in New York City
- World War II: The Allies bombard Bangkok, leading Thailand to declare war against the United States and United Kingdom .
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