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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
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Movies

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Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

Country: United States

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This Gun for Hire

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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The Spoilers

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • German assault on British at Mersa Matruh
  • The first flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat.

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