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Thursday 19 March 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ross Valory and David Minge. Reap the Wild Wind, directed by Cecil B. De Mille, 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 ?

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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To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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Captains of the Clouds

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall

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 March 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ross Valory: rocker (Journey).
  • David Minge: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Minnesota).
  • Jeff Neighbour: American bassist (Joy of Cooking).
  • Jytte Rex: Danish film director, nationally acknowledged for her work.
  • José Serra: Brazilian government deputy and minister, possibly a candidate for Brazil's presidency in 2002.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • FDR orders men between 45 and 64 to register for non military duty
  • US President Franklin Roosevelt orders men between 45 and 64 to register for non-military duty.
  • Thoroughbred Racing Association of US formed in Chicago, Illinois.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Infantryman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lord Linlithgow -- Mar. 16, 1942
  • Life: Barrage balloons

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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