Sunday March 29, 1942

US date format: 3/29/1942, UK date format: 29/3/1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Julie Goodyear and Larry Pressler. Un pilota ritorna, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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Events

  • British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
  • British destroyer Campbeltown explodes in St-Nazaire: 400 Germans die
  • German submarine U-585 sinks
  • The Bombing of Lubeck in World War II is the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.

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Un pilota ritorna

Un pilota ritorna

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Massimo Girotti, Michela Belmonte, Gaetano Masier, Elvira Betrone

My Favorite Blonde

My Favorite Blonde

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, Gale Sondergaard, George Zucco

Jungle Book

Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia

Country: United States of America

The Courtship of Andy Hardy

The Courtship of Andy Hardy

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Lewis Stone, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Fay Holden

Alias Boston Blackie

Alias Boston Blackie

Directed by: Lew Landers

Starring: Chester Morris, Adele Mara, Richard Lane, George E. Stone

Days to next March 29

If March 29, 1942 is your birthday you're 78 years, 4 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 days.
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