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Search Results for Year: 1942
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Number of Records Matching Query: 209
|Event Date: ||Thursday 1 January 1942|
|Description: ||Record strike in 194 to 1948. The strike did not affect musicians performing on live radio shows, in concerts, or, after October 27, 1943|
|Summary: ||The American Federation of Musicians, at the instigation of union president James Petrillo, started a strike against the major American recording companies because of disagreements over royalty payments.|
|Event Date: ||Thursday 19 February 1942|
|Summary: ||Japanese invasion of Australia during World War II. In early 1942 elements of the Imperial Japanese Navy proposed an invasion of Australia. In December 1941 the Navy proposed including an invasion of Northern Australia. The large air raid on Darwin on 19 February 1942 and the Attack on Broome on 3 March.|
|Event Date: ||Thursday 2 April 1942|
|Description: ||Born - Claude Russell Bridges April 2, 1942)|
|Summary: ||Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges April 2, 1942) is an American musician and songwriter, who has recorded as a session musician, sideman, and maintained a solo career in music. Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, he began playing piano at the age of four. Russell attended Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.|
|Event Date: ||Friday 8 May 1942|
|Description: ||Vocalist, soprano, tenor and baritone saxophone,|
|Event Date: ||Saturday 25 July 1942|
|Description: ||Vocalist, Guitarist, Banjoist and Mandolinist, Composer, Australia|
|Event Date: ||Friday 23 October 1942|
|Description: ||Author, film producer, film director, screenwriter, television producer|
|Event Date: ||Thursday 5 November 1942|
|Description: ||Entertainer, Playwright, Composer, Lyricist, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Producer|
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