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Thursday 18 June 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thabo M Mbeki and Roger Ebert in Urbana. Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, 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 months ?

Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

Country: United States

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This Gun for Hire

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thabo M Mbeki: South African economist / 1st Vice President (1994- ).
  • Roger Ebert in Urbana: Illinois, USA; film critic (Siskel and Ebert at the Movies).
  • Thabo Mbeki: South African politician, inaugurated president on 6/16/1999.
  • Paul McCartney: British musician who is most widely known as being a member of the mega-star group "The Beatles.
  • Nick Tate: Australian international TV and film star, originally trained in production and directing, found himself more comfortable in front of the camera.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bernard W Robinson, becomes 1st black ensign in US Navy
  • Eric Nessler of France stays aloft in a glider for 38 hours 21 minutes.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Stilwell
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Somervell -- June 15, 1942
  • Life: Nurses aide

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

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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