Thursday September 24, 1942
US date format: 9/24/1942, UK date format: 24/9/1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 24, 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 Gerry Marsden and Ilkka ''Danny'' Lipsanen.
Flying Tigers, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 24, 1942?
- Andrée Borrel and Lise de Baissac become the first female SOE agents to be parachuted into occupied France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 24, 1942?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Elton Britt - There's a Star-Spangled Banner