Wednesday 28 January 1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans-Jürgen Bäumler and Sjoukje Dijkstra.
Kings Row, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Hans-Jürgen Bäumler: German-American ice skating champion and partner of Marika Kilius, the "Ice Princess.
- Sjoukje Dijkstra: Dutch ice skater, the female world champion in her day.
- Erkki Pohjanheimo: Finnish director and producer.
- Pablo Luna y Carne: Composer, dies at 61.
- German troops occupy Benghazi, Libya.
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