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Wednesday 9 September 1942

1942-09-09

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Major and the Minor, directed by Billy Wilder, 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 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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A Yank at Eton

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gwenn, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman

Country: United States

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Bambi

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 September 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
  • Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Gates: American musician who started with the trumpet, then the clarinet.
  • Inez Foxx: Greensboro, North Carolina -- Rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle).
  • Danny Kalb: American singer and guitarist (Blues Project).
  • John Linder: (Rep-R-Georgia).
  • Luther Simmons: Rocker (Main Ingredient).
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Facts:
  • 1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WWII)
  • Compulsory work for women, children and old males in Batavia
  • Japanese planes drop incendiary bombs on Oregon
  • First bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily, Oregon.
  • World War II: A Japanese floatplane drops an incendiary bomb on Oregon.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1942?

  • Life: War gliders
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Frank Knox -- Sep. 7, 1942
  • Esquire

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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