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Monday 26 October 1942

US date format: 10/26/1942, UK date format: 26/10/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Road to Morocco

Directed by: David Butler

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

Country: United States of America

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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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War Dogs

Directed by: S. Roy Luby

Starring: Billy Lee, Addison Richards, Bradley Page, Kay Linaker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1942 ?

  • 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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  • 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1942 ?

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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