Monday April 27, 1942

US date format: 4/27/1942, UK date format: 27/4/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 27, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include John Buck and Jim Keltner. The Panther's Claw, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
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Events

  • Tornado destroys Pryor, Oklahoma, USA killing 100, injuring 300.
  • Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars.
  • WWII: A national plebiscite is held in Canada on the issue of conscription.
  • The Jewish Star of David is required wearing for all Jews in the Netherlands and Belgium. Other Jews in Nazi countries have been wearing it for longer.

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The Panther's Claw

The Panther's Claw

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: Sidney Blackmer, Rick Vallin, Byron Foulger, Herbert Rawlinson

Men of San Quentin

Men of San Quentin

Directed by: William Beaudine

Starring: J. Anthony Hughes, Eleanor Stewart, Dick Curtis, Charles Middleton

In This Our Life

In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, Dennis Morgan

Country: United States of America

The Spoilers

The Spoilers

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

The Corpse Vanishes

The Corpse Vanishes

Directed by: Wallace Fox

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Days to next April 27

If April 27, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 3 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 19 days.
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