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Tuesday 11 August 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Hugg . Bambi, directed by James Algar, 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 ?

Bambi

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey

Country: United States

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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Ambersons

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Hugg: English drummer and keyboard player (Manfred Mann and The Manfreds).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 999 Jews are taken from Mechelen transit camp in Belgium
  • British aircraft carrier Eagle torpedoed and sinks
  • Lieutenant General Montgomery makes landing on Gibraltar
  • Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a frequency hopping, spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Chennault
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General McNaughton -- Aug. 10, 1942
  • Life: MacArthurs son

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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

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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