Monday 5 October 1942
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Laurence Foley and Billy Scott.
Flying Tigers, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
Which were the important events of 5 October 1942 ?
See other famous people born on 05 October
Laurence Foley: American long time diplomat and worker for peace, Foley was killed on 10/28/2002 in Amman, Jordan at about 7:20 AM EET.
Billy Scott: American singer-songwriter (d. 2012).
Richard Street: American singer-songwriter (The Temptations and The Monitors) (d. 2013).
- 5,000 Jews of Dubno Russia massacred
- St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1942?
- Life: Eyecatcher hats
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul V. McNutt -- Oct. 5, 1942
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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