Wednesday July 29, 1942

US date format: 7/29/1942, UK date format: 29/7/1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 29, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tony Sirico and Sharon Gans. Wake Island, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 29, 1942?


Events

  • Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd
  • The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR institutes the Order of Suvorov, the Order of Kutuzov, and reinstates the Order of Alexander Nevsky.

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Movies

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Wake Island

Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix

Country: United States of America

The Big Street

The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette

Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Roy Mack

Starring: Bud Duncan, Edgar Kennedy, Cliff Nazarro, Lucien Littlefield

Smart Alecks

Smart Alecks

Directed by: Wallace Fox

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell

The Silver Bullet

The Silver Bullet

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Fuzzy Knight, William Farnum, Jennifer Holt

Days to next July 29

If July 29, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 14 days.
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