Friday 9 October 1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Palmer and Jan Sharrock.
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Michael Palmer: American physician, mystery writer and novelist.
Jan Sharrock: Australian astrologer, a date-twin to writer Michael Palmer.
- The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army's 4th Infantry Regiment.
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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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