Saturday January 31, 1942

US date format: 1/31/1942, UK date format: 31/1/1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 31, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 movie released in 1942
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Ride 'Em Cowboy

Ride 'Em Cowboy

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne

Captains of the Clouds

Captains of the Clouds

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale

Country: United States of America

Kings Row

Kings Row

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field

Country: United States of America

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year

Release year: 1942

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

Country: United States of America

Song of the Islands

Song of the Islands

Release year: 1942

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Jack Oakie, Thomas Mitchell

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Music charts

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 the US President was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 31, 1942?

On January 31, 1942 several famous people were born including, Daniela Bianchi, Derek Jarman, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre.

Which famous people died on January 31, 1942?

Famous people died on January 31, 1942 include, Henry Larkin, Rolf Wenkhaus.