Friday 29 May 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Conway in New York City and Vincent Calarco.
Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Drivin' Woman by Elizabeth Pickett was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 29 May 1942 ?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
- Venezuela: Tree Day.
- Saint Erwin
- Saint Maximinus of Trier
- Argentina: Army Day.
- Blessed Adhemar
- Kevin Conway in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Flash Point, Cage of Angels).
- Vincent Calarco: American chemical engineer and CEO of Crompton and Knowles, a top specialty chemical outfit.
- Pierre Bourque: Canadian businessman and politician 40th Mayor of Montreal.
- Kevin Conway: American actor and director.
- John Barrymore: American minor actor who claimed to be the illegitimate son of John Barrymore (he looked very much like Barrymore Sr.
- Bing Crosby records Irving Berlin's "White Christmas," the best-selling Christmas album in history.
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