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Monday 27 April 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 27, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). 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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What the sky looked like on 27 April 1942

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Movies

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The Panther's Claw

Directed by: William Beaudine

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

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Men of San Quentin

Directed by: William Beaudine

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

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In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

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

Country: United States

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The Spoilers

Directed by: Ray Enright

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

Country: United States

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The Corpse Vanishes

Directed by: Wallace Fox

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Buck: New Zealand vintner, the first person in the New Zealand wine industry to ever be awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Lincoln University for his contribution to the industry, given at a ceremony on 4/27/2001.
  • Jim Keltner: American drummer (Traveling Wilburys Plastic Ono Band and Delaney & Bonnie and Friends).
  • Gordon Roddick: English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop).
  • April Glaspie: Diplomat.
  • Ruth Glick: American author.
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

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