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Sunday 28 June 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 28, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rupert Sheldrake and David Kopay. Jackass Mail, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 28 June 1942

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Jackass Mail

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, J. Carrol Naish, Darryl Hickman

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Sons of the Pioneers

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sons of the Pioneers, Bob Nolan

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Lure of the Islands

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Margie Hart, Robert Lowery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Gale Storm

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The Phantom Plainsmen

Directed by: John English

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Rudolph Anders

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Lady in a Jam

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Irene Dunne, Patric Knowles, Ralph Bellamy, Eugene Pallette

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1942 ?

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rupert Sheldrake: British scientist, a holistic biologist and philosopher of science; the author of numerous books such as "Dogs that Know When their Owners are Coming Home" and "Other Unexplained Powers of Animals," 1999, "The Evolutionary Mind," 1998, "The Presence of the Past," 1988, and "A New Science of Life," 1981.
  • David Kopay: American football player and author.
  • Sjoukje Dijkstra: Holland, Netherlands -- Figure skater (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • David Miner: American guitarist and record producer.
  • "Chris" Martin Thembisile Hani: Secretary General (South Africa Communist Party).
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  • Dumont TV network begins (WABD New York).
  • Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 28, 1942 - Geocentric view

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