Thursday 31 December 1942, NewYear’s Eve
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andy Summers and Robert Quine.
Margin for Error, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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What the sky looked like on 31 December 1942
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1942 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Andy Summers: English guitarist songwriter and producer (The Police and Zoot Money's Big Roll Band).
- Vladimir Bukovsky: Activist.
- Robert Quine: Musician.
- Michael Nesmith: Musician.
- Fred Ward: Actor.
- Taufiq Kiemas: Indonesian politician 5th First Gentleman of Indonesia (d. 2013).
- 60 U-boats sunk this month (330,000 ton)
- Battle in Barents Sea.