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Monday 26 October 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob Hoskins and John P "Jannie" Roux. Road to Morocco, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 26 October 1942

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Movies

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Road to Morocco

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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The Great Mr. Handel

Directed by: Norman Walker

Starring: Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan, Malcolm Keen, Michael Shepley

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Seven Sweethearts

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Marsha Hunt, Cecilia Parker, Peggy Moran

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That Other Woman

Directed by: Ray McCarey

Starring: Virginia Gilmore, James Ellison, Dan Duryea, Janis Carter

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
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Facts:
  • 2nd day of Battle of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
  • 4th day in battle at El Alamein: Australian breakthrough
  • Battle of Santa Cruz: USS SD shoots down a record 32 enemy planes
  • World War II: In the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands during the Guadalcanal Campaign, one U.S. aircraft carrier, Hornet, is sunk and another aircraft carrier, Enterprise, is heavily damaged.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 26, 1942 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dearly Beloved - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
  2. When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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