What Happened on April 3, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Joe Royal, country and pop singer (Down in the Boondocks), born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 2015)
  • Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (d. 2005)
  • Marsha Mason, actress (Blume in Love, Cinderella Liberty), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Michael Elliott, US, skier (Olympics-1968)
  • Rick Sylvester, parachute ski jumper (world record 3,300')
  • Wayne Newton, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63
  • Paul Gilson, Belgian composer, dies at 76