Friday February 27, 1942: on this day

February 27, 1942 was the 58th day of the year 1942, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Friday.

Is February 27, 1942 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 27, 1942, who was born and died on February 27, 1942, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 27, 1942, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. The Ghost of Frankenstein, directed by Erle C. Kenton), TV series (e.g. Men At Work) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 27th, 1942 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was February 27, 1942?

February 27, 1942 was a Friday and it was the 58th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 27, 1942 can also be written as 2/27/1942 in the US and as 27/2/1942 in UK and Europe.

February 27, 1942 in February 1942 calendar

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February 27, 1942: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 27, 1942:

  • 1st transport of french jews to nazi-germany
  • J s hey discovers radio emissions from the sun.
  • World war ii: during the battle of the java sea, an allied strike force is defeated by a japanese task force in the java sea in the dutch east indies.
  • March ndash construction begins on the badger army ammunition plant (the largest in the united states during wwii).

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February 27, 1942: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 27th is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 27, 1942: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 27, 1942 is Horse and the associated element is Water.

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February 27, 1942: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 27, 1942 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 27, 1942 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 27, 1942 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 92% full, rising at 03:35 pm and setting at 05:57 am.

The previous full moon was on Feb 01, 1942 while the next full moon would come on Mar 03, 1942.

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Who was born on February 27, 1942?

Famous people born on February 27, 1942:

  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an American journalist and civil rights activist who was one of the first two African-American students to...

  • Robert H. Grubbs

    American chemist and academic, nobel prize laureate (d. 2021).

  • Didier Lombard

    French businessman.

  • Jimmy Burns

    American guitarist and singer-songwriter.

  • Klaus-Dieter Sieloff

    German footballer (d. 2011).

  • Michel Forget

    Canadian actor.

  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault in Due West

    South carolina, usa; news reporter (mcneil-lehrer).

  • Aimi MacDonald
  • Hasse Thomsén
  • Enzo Boschi
  • Blandine Verlet
  • Smokey Gaines
  • Mike Bailey
  • Petko A. Petkov
  • Miguel Ángel Santoro

Whose famous birthday is on February 27th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 27th:

  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor

    British-american actress, born in london to american parents who now reside in britain.

  • Joanne Woodward
    Joanne Woodward

    American actress, who won the best actress oscar for march 1958's film "three faces of eve.

  • Chelsea Clinton
    Chelsea Clinton

    American family, the only child and daughter of bill and hillary clinton.

  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck

    American writer who wrote best-selling novels and was made into movies.

  • Kate Mara
    Kate Mara

    Kate mara is an american actress known for her roles in house of cards and fantastic four.

  • Adam Baldwin
    Adam Baldwin

    Adam baldwin is an american tv actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as firefly and chuck.

  • Timothy Spall
    Timothy Spall

    Timothy spall is an english actor known for his roles in the harry potter film series and the historical drama mr.

  • Derren Brown
    Derren Brown

    British psychological illusionist.

  • Ralph Nader
    Ralph Nader

    American consumer advocate and attorney who changed american perceptions about product viability.

  • Yolande Moreau
    Yolande Moreau

    Belgian actress and film director.

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February 27, 1942: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 82 years 1 month old,

or 985 months and 16 days old,

or 4285 weeks

or 29995 days old,

if you were born on February 27, 1942.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 27, 1942?

There are 321 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday February 27th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 27, 1942?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on February 27, 1942.


February 27, 1942: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on February 27, 1942:

  • Karel WFM Doorman

    Dutch rear admiral (java sea), killed while in action at the age of 52.

  • Elisabeth Freeman
  • Philippus Bernardus Maria van Straelen

What famous deaths happened on February 27th?

Famous deaths on February 27th:

  • Lillian Gish
    Lillian Gish

    Pioneering American actress of the silent film era, known for her roles in classic films such as 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Orphans of the...

  • Leonard Nimoy
    Leonard Nimoy

    American actor who was best known for his role as spock, the pointed-eared alien in "star trek," 1965-1967.

  • Spike Milligan
    Spike Milligan

    British writer and director.

  • Dale Robertson
    Dale Robertson

    American actor and singer (d.2013).

  • Allison Hayes
    Allison Hayes

    Actress (attack on 50 foot woman), dead at 47.

  • Joan Greenwood
    Joan Greenwood

    London, england -- actress/director (amorous mr prawn).

  • J. Pat O'Malley
    J. Pat O'Malley

    English-american actor and singer (b. 1904).

  • John Boles
    John Boles

    Actor (stella dallas and curly top) dies at 73.

  • Ivann Pavlov

    Renowned for his work on classical conditioning and the concept of the conditioned reflex.

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February 27, 1942: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on February 27, 1942:

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Dominican Republic - National Day.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.

Saints celebrated on February 27, 1942:

  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • Saint Honorine
  • Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows

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February 27, 1942: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 27, 1942 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Ghost of Frankenstein

The Ghost of Frankenstein

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

Country: United States of America

The Male Animal

The Male Animal

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Elliott Nugent

Starring: Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Joan Leslie, Jack Carson

Man with Two Lives

Man with Two Lives

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Edward Norris, Marlo Dwyer, Eleanor Lawson, Frederick Burton

Roxie Hart

Roxie Hart

Release year: 1942

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery, Lynne Overman

Country: United States of America

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

February 27, 1942: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 27, 1942 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Men at Work

Men at Work

Release year: 1941

Country: United States of America


Who was the US President on February 27, 1942?

On February 27, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 27, 1942?

On February 27, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 27, 1942?

On February 27, 1942 the Pope was Pius XII.


What is special about February 27th?

February 27th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 27th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 27th, such as:

  • 2019 - Israeli involvement in syria civil war, israel-russia relations: benjamin netanyahu, the israeli prime minister, tells vladimir putin that israel will "continue taking action against iran in syria".
  • 2018 - North korea's foreign relations: five unnamed security sources in europe claim that north korean leader kim jong un and his father kim jong il fraudulently obtained brazilian passports in order apply for visas to western countries in 1990.
  • 2017 - Conflict in moro: indanan, philippines: jurgen kantner is beheaded by the abu sayyaf militants.

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What happened in 1942?

1942 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • German troops conquer Rostow
  • Treblinka Concentration Camp destroyed
  • Resistance bombs Rotterdam railway

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What was the calendar for February 1942?

February 1942 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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