Saturday 24 January 1942
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Woman of the Year, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 24 January 1942 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 24 January 1942 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
See other famous people born on 24 January
Gary Hart: American professional wrestling figure (d. 2008).
- Musical Star & Garter, premieres in New York City
- World War II: The Allies bombard Bangkok, leading Thailand to declare war against the United States and United Kingdom .
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1942?
- Life: North Atlantic patrol
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Oswaldo Aranha -- Jan. 19, 1942
- Life: Coastal defense
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 ...
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.
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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