Thursday 26 November 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Olivia Cole in Memphis and Michael Devlin.
Keeper of the Flame, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 November 1942 ?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Olivia Cole in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; actress (Roots, Szysznyk).
- Michael Devlin: American bass-baritone.
- Leona Detiège: Belgian politician, secretary of state for pensions.
- Maki Carrousel: Japanese actor.
- Olivia Cole: American actress.
- Đặng Trâm: Vietnamese physician and author (d. 1970)
- Casablanca premieres at Hollywood Theatre, New York City
- Anti fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms
- World War II: Yugoslav Partisans convene the first meeting of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia at Bihac in northwestern Bosnia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1942 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Had The Craziest Dream - Harry James & His Orchestra
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