Sunday 18 January 1942
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Montano .
Woman of the Year, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 January 1942 and get them!
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1942 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Linda Montano: American performance artist, most famous for “Art/Life”, a one year performance where she was tied together to the Taiwanese artist Tehching Hsie with a rope from 4 July 1983 to 3 July 3 1984.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1942?
- Life: Coastal defense
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Henry H. Pownall -- Jan. 12, 1942
- Life: Nursing shortage
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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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