Saturday 31 January 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Daniela Bianchi and Derek Jarman.
Ride 'Em Cowboy, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 January 1942
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- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Daniela Bianchi: Italian actress, whose best known part was Tatiana Romanova in the 1963 James Bond movie From Russia with Love.
- Derek Jarman: British film director known for being iconoclastic and innovative.
- Jean-Pierre Bourtayre
- Gerald Chanberlain: Rocker.
- Daniel Goeudevert: French business leader.
- 62 U-boats sunk this month (327,000 ton)
- World War II: Allied forces are defeated by the Japanese at the Battle of Malaya and retreat to the island of Singapore.