Wednesday 28 January 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 28, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans-Jurgen Baumler and Sjoukje Dijkstra.
Ride 'Em Cowboy, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 28 January 1942
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Hans-Jurgen Baumler
- Sjoukje Dijkstra: Dutch ice skater, the female world champion in her day.
- Hans-Jürgen Bäumler: German-American ice skating champion and partner of Marika Kilius, the "Ice Princess.
- Erkki Pohjanheimo: Finnish director and producer.
- Pablo Luna y Carne: Composer, dies at 61.
- German troops occupy Benghazi, Libya.