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Friday 26 June 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 26, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gilberto Gil and Larry Taylor. Sons of the Pioneers, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

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Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

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The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

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Lady in a Jam

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Irene Dunne, Patric Knowles, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette

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They Raid by Night

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Lyle Talbot, June Duprez, Victor Varconi, George N. Neise

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Historical Events

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
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:
  • German assault on British at Mersa Matruh
  • The first flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 26, 1942 - Geocentric view

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