|World Series Champions:
||St. Louis Cardinals
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||Toronto Maple Leafs
|U.S. Open Golf
||Not played due to WWII
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Fredrick Schroeder, Jr./Pauline
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|World Cup (Soccer):
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Lana
Turner, Betty Grable
|"The 1942 Quotes" mostly
came from 'Casablanca'
"Here's looking at you, kid"
"Of all the gin joints in the world, she had
to walk into mine"
"Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful
"We'll always have Paris."
- Humphrey Bogart in 'Casablanca'
"Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By.'"
-Ingrid Bergman, in 'Casablanca'
"Round up the usual suspects."
- Claude Rains, in 'Casablanca'
"Today, I consider myself the luckiest man
on the face of the earth."
- Gary Cooper, as Lou Gehrig , in 'Pride of the Yankees'
"Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We
have the stars."
- Bette Davis, in 'Now, Voyager'
"My mother thanks you. My father thanks you.
My sister thanks you. And I thank you."
- James Cagney, as George M. Cohan, in 'Yankee Doodle
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Jo-Carroll Dennison (Tyler, TX)
Death: Carole Lombard
Dr. Alf Alving, working for the US Army's Office of
Scientific Research and Development, tested some 441
convicts from Statesville Penitentiary for Malaria drugs
without their knowledge.
||University of Chicago produced the first
nuclear chain reaction, using uranium isotope U-235.
Working your 'Victory Garden' so US troops would
have more food for the war. (Through 1945)
Watching 'Casablanca' at the local theater
|1st appearances & 1942's
Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||Little Golden Books
|Best Film Oscar Winner: