Thursday July 30, 1942

US date format: 7/30/1942, UK date format: 30/7/1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Tony Sirico and George Kaiser. Wake Island, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

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

Country: United States of America

The Big Street

Directed by: Irving Reis

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

Hillbilly Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Roy Mack

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

Smart Alecks

Directed by: Wallace Fox

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

Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 30, 1942?


  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon


  • German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in the Netherlands

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