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Sunday 1 November 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John M Spratt Jr and Marcia Wallace in Creston. The Palm Beach Story, directed by Preston Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Palm Beach Story

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor

Country: United States

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I Married a Witch

Directed by: Rene Clair

Starring: Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley

Country: United States

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Now, Voyager

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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For Me and My Gal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • John M Spratt Jr: (Rep-D-South Carolina, 1983- ).
  • Marcia Wallace in Creston: Iowa, USA; actress (Carol - Bob Newhart Show).
  • Larry Flynt: American publisher and founder of a porno magazine, Hustler, in 1973.
  • Ralph Klein: Canadian politician, served as the 12th Premier of Alberta.
  • Michael Zaslow: American actor best known for his role as villain Roger Thorpe on CBS's "Guiding Light," a role he played from 1971 to 1980 and again from 1989 to 1997.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hugo Distler: German organist composer and conductor (d. 1942).
Facts:
  • 10th day of battle at El Alamein
  • Vice-admiral Cunningham becomes British commander-in-chief
  • John H Johnson publishes first issue of Negro Digest.
  • Matanikau Offensive begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 4.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1942 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dearly Beloved - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
  2. When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra

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Books

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The Song of Bernadette

By: Franz Werfel

This is the classic work that tells the true story surrounding the miraculous visions of St. Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes, France in 1858. Werfel, a highly respected anti-Nazi writer from Vienna, became a Jewish refugee who barely escaped death in ...

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The Moon Is Down

By: John Steinbeck

Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outside—and betrayal born within the close-knit community In this masterful tale set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on ...

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Dragon Seed

By: Pearl S. Buck

The story of Tzu Hsi is the story of the last empress in China. In the novel, Nobel Prize Winner, Pearl S. Buck recreates the life of one of the most interesting rulers during a time of intense turbulence.

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And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

A lovely romance novel that's once a bestseller and was made into a movie (in 1944) and is praised for its aesthetic beauty for ages, is what's this novel And Now Tomorrow's short introduction.

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