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Thursday 27 August 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daryl Dragon and Daryl Dragon in Pasadena. The Glass Key, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 27 August 1942

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Movies

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The Glass Key

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville

Country: United States

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Orchestra Wives

Directed by: Archie Mayo

Starring: George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn Miller, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra

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Counter-Espionage

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Warren William, Eric Blore, Hillary Brooke, Thurston Hall

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The Palm Beach Story

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

Country: United States

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Somewhere I'll Find You

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Robert Sterling, Patricia Dane

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daryl Dragon: American musician and noted family, the son of famed conductor Carmen Dragon.
  • Daryl Dragon in Pasadena: California, USA; keyboardist (Captain and Tennille).
  • Brian Peckford: Canadian educator and politician 3rd Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 1942 - Geocentric view

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