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Wednesday 28 October 1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 28, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Olivier Mazerolle and Kees Verkerk. Road to Morocco, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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What the sky looked like on 28 October 1942

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Movies

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Road to Morocco

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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The Great Mr. Handel

Directed by: Norman Walker

Starring: Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan, Malcolm Keen, Michael Shepley

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Seven Sweethearts

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Marsha Hunt, Cecilia Parker, Peggy Moran

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That Other Woman

Directed by: Ray McCarey

Starring: Virginia Gilmore, James Ellison, Dan Duryea, Janis Carter

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Went the Day Well?

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

Starring: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • 6th day battle at El Alamein: British offensive under Montgomery
  • Train crashes into bus, killing 16 and injuring 20 (Detroit, Michigan).
  • The Alaska Highway (Alcan Highway) is completed through Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • The Alaska Highway is completed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 28, 1942 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1942 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dearly Beloved - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
  2. When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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