Tuesday 29 December 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Summers and Dinah Christie.
Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Jerry Summers: Rocker.
- Dinah Christie: Canadian actor and singer.
- Rajesh Khanna: Indian Bollywood actor, film producer and politician.
- Rick Danko: Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (The Band) (d. 1999).
- Óscar Maradiaga: Honduran cardinal.
- Frank D Adams: Canadian geologist, dies at age 83.
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