Friday 26 June 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gilberto Gil and Larry Taylor.
Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Drivin' Woman by Elizabeth Pickett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 26 June 1942 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Gilberto Gil: Brazilian singer-songwriter guitarist and politician Brazilian Minister of Culture.
- Larry Taylor: Brooklyn, New York -- Rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again).
- James J Dillon: American professional wrestling manager.
- JJ Dillon: American wrestler and manager.
- Titus Brandsma [Anno Sjoerd]: Dutch RC priest (Dachau).
- German assault on British at Mersa Matruh
- The first flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1942 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?