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  • Oct 1, 1942
    R&B vocalist Herb Fame is born in Washington, D.C. He makes up one-half of Peaches & Herb, whose signature ballad, "Reunited," is remade as a country hit by Louise Mandrell & R.C. Bannon in 1979
    Oct 6, 1942
    Leonard Slye legally adopts the name by which he became a star: Roy Rogers
    Oct 7, 1942
    Roy Rogers and The Sons Of The Pioneers begin a string of 26 performances at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo in New York
    Oct 9, 1942
    The Don Ameche picture "Girl Trouble" debuts in theaters with Dale Evans appearing in a supporting role
    Oct 10, 1942
    The spaghetti western "Along The Sundown Trail" debuts. Bill Boyd is a singing deputy protecting a mine owner's investment
    Oct 10, 1942
    The music of Cole Porter and Buddy De Sylva is featured as the movie "You Can't Escape Forever" debuts. The cast includes ex-Grand Ole Opry comedian Lee "Lasses" White as a truck driver
    Oct 12, 1942
    Jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong marries his fourth wife, Lucille Wilson. A dozen years prior, he took part in the recording session for Jimmie Rodgers' "Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' On The Corner)"
    Oct 15, 1942
    "The Lone Prairie" is released to American movie theaters, with Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys performing several Cindy Walker songs
    Oct 21, 1942
    The movie "The Forest Rangers," starring Fred MacMurray and Susan Hayward, debuts in theaters. The picture introduces the western classic "Jingle! Jangle! Jingle!"
    Oct 23, 1942
    Broadway and film composer Ralph Rainger dies in a mid-air collision near Palm Springs, California. The author of "Thanks For The Memory," he also co-wrote "Blue Hawaii," recorded by Willie Nelson for the 1992 movie "Honeymoon In Vegas"

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