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Monday 5 October 1942

1942-10-05

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Flying Tigers, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Flying Tigers

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee

Country: United States

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The Falcon's Brother

Directed by: Stanley Logan

Starring: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers

Country: United States

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The Major and the Minor

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson

Country: United States

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Across the Pacific

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • 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).
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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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  • Life: Eyecatcher hats
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul V. McNutt -- Oct. 5, 1942
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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

DJ is rather worn to edges with tears and chips/holes and spine well faded/sunned. Content is lightly age toned with heavier toning to the rough cut page ends and endpapers.

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And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

This early work by Rachel Field was originally published in 1942 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'And Now Tomorrow' is a bestselling novel that was adapted into a film in 1944.

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