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Monday 31 August 1942

US date format: 8/31/1942, UK date format: 31/8/1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Gérard Pirès and George Kuchar. Manila Calling, directed by Herbert I. Leeds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Manila Calling

Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds

Starring: Lloyd Nolan, Carole Landis, Cornel Wilde, James Gleason

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Reginald Denny

Country: United States of America

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Sunset Serenade

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bob Nolan, Sons of the Pioneers

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Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Marjorie Main, Zasu Pitts, Aline MacMahon, Susan Peters

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Baby Face Morgan

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Richard Cromwell, Mary Carlisle, Robert Armstrong, Chick Chandler

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Historical Events

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  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Battle at Alam Halfa: German and Italians assault
  • U-boats sunk this month 108 ships (544,000 ton)
  • A general strike is launched in Luxembourg to protest against forced conscription.

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