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 Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga and Jerry Summers.
Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best selling books.
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga
- 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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