Thursday 31 December 1942, NewYear’s Eve
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andy Summers and Taufiq Kiemas.
Commandos Strike at Dawn, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
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- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Andy Summers: English guitarist songwriter and producer (The Police and Zoot Money's Big Roll Band).
- Taufiq Kiemas: Indonesian politician 5th First Gentleman of Indonesia (d. 2013).
- 60 U-boats sunk this month (330,000 ton)
- Battle in Barents Sea.
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