Thursday 24 September 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gerry Marsden and Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister.
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror, directed by John Rawlins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- Gerry Marsden: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Gerry and the Pacemakers).
- Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister: Orange, New Jersey -- Rocker (Angels).
- Ilkka ''Danny'' Lipsanen: Finnish singer.
- Ted Brocklebank: Scottish Conservative politician.
- Danny : Finnish singer and guitarist.
- Andrée Borrel and Lise de Baissac become the first female SOE agents to be parachuted into occupied France.
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