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Thursday 15 October 1942

1942-10-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Now, Voyager, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Now, Voyager

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Country: United States

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For Me and My Gal

Directed by: Busby Berkeley

Starring: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Milt Morin: American football player.
  • Penny Marshall in the Bronx: New York, USA; actress (The Odd Couple, Laverne and Shirley).
  • Don Stevenson: Seattle, Washington -- Rock drummer (Moby Grape).
  • James A Leach: (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- ).
  • Ronald Byrnes: American professional astrologer for more than three decades, the student of natal, Placidian tropical, researching historical and current figures and events, with a special emphasis on early Christianity and the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dirk Bannink: Nurse / local counciller Deventer, executed.

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

  • Life: War work
  • Time: Chairman, Democratic National Committee
  • Life: Eyecatcher hats

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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