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Sunday 11 October 1942

1942-10-11

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams

Country: United States

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In Which We Serve

Directed by: Noel Coward

Starring: Noel Coward, John Mills, Derek Elphinstone

Country: United States

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The Glass Key

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 October 1942 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Gabriele Lavia: Italian actor, film director and theatre director.
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Indian film actor, producer, singer and TV host.
  • Richard Wilson: Baron Wilson of Dinton Welsh academic and politician.
  • Katey Houston: American astrologer and AFA member from 3/1970 who, in the early '70s, was active in astrology clubs in the Philadelphia area.
  • James Huberty: American mass murderer, the perpetrator of the worst single-episode slaying in the history of the United States.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • World War II: Battle of Cape Esperance : On the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese fleet on their way to reinforce troops on the island.

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Magazine Covers

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

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

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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