1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 1942nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 942nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 42nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1940s decade.
Real World Events
- Producer Walter Hill is born.
- Stunt performer John Lees is born.
- Actor Jon Finch is born.
- Actor Kent McCord is born.
- Author Andrew Vachss is born.
- Actor Al Matthews is born.