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In the year 1942

1,259 Notable birthdays

Joe Biden

President of the united states since 2021.

Born November 20th, 1942 (age 81 years) in St. Mary's Hospital.

Stephen Hawking

British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author (1942–2018).

Born January 8th, 1942 in Oxford. [ref]

Died March 14th, 2018 at 76 years old in Cambridge (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]

Muhammad Ali

American boxer, philanthropist, and activist.

Born January 17th, 1942 in Louisville. [ref]

Died June 3rd, 2016 at 74 years old in Scottsdale (respiratory disease). [ref]

Ted Kaczynski

American domestic terrorist, mathematician and anarchist (1942–2023).

Born May 22nd, 1942 in Evergreen Park. [ref]

Died June 10th, 2023 at 81 years old in Federal Medical Center, Butner. [ref]

Harrison Ford

American actor.

Born July 13th, 1942 (age 81 years) in Chicago.

Tasuku Honjo

Japanese doctors and medical scientists (1942-).

Born January 27th, 1942 (age 82 years) in Kyoto. [ref]

Paul McCartney

English musician, member of the beatles (born 1942).

Born June 18th, 1942 (age 81 years) in Liverpool. [ref]

Bob Ross

American painter, art instructor, television host, and air force master sergeant (1942-1995).

Born October 29th, 1942 in Daytona Beach. [ref]

Died July 4th, 1995 at 52 years old in Orlando (lymphoma).

John Wayne Gacy Jr.

American serial killer and torturer (1942-1994).

Born March 17th, 1942 in Edgewater Hospital.

Died May 10th, 1994 at 52 years old in Stateville Correctional Center (lethal injection).

Aretha Franklin

American singer, songwriter, and pianist (1942-2018).

Born March 25th, 1942 in Memphis.

Died August 16th, 2018 at 76 years old in Detroit (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

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