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Sunday 19 April 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bas Jan Ader and André Blandin. Saboteur, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 ?

Saboteur

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger

Country: United States

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Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen

Country: United States

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Reap the Wild Wind

Directed by: Cecil B. De Mille

Starring: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

49th Parallel

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George

Country: United States

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Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery

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

Which were the important events of 19 April 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bas Jan Ader: Dutch artist (disappeared 1975).
  • André Blandin: French race horse trainer and jockey.
  • Frank Elstner: German television presenter.
  • Alan Price: British musician, an organist, one of the most popular in London for his club act by 1994.
  • Larry Ramos: American musician, a singer, guitarist and saxophonist with the original harmonic group; "The Association.
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Facts:
  • 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Massachusetts in 2:26:51.2.
  • World War II: In Poland, the Majdan-Tatarski ghetto is established, situated between the Lublin Ghetto and a Majdanek subcamp.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Army supply chief
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Stafford Cripps -- Apr. 13, 1942
  • Life: Bomber task force

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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