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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1942 ?
- 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)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Olivier Mazerolle: French journalist and director of the journal La Provence.
- Kees Verkerk: Skater World Champion (1967) / (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Kees Vervek
- Lee Greenwood: Musician.
- Sharron Moran: LPGA golfer.
- Abdelkader Fréha: Algerian footballer (d. 2012).
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1942 ?
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- Dearly Beloved - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
- When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra