It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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Wish him/her happy birthday or anniversary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 26 September 1942 ?


Famous People born
Ingrid Mickler-Becker: German FR, long jumper / relayer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
Kent McCord in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Officer Jim Reed - Adam 12).

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Field Marshal von Bock -- Sep. 21, 1942 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Field Marshal von Bock -- Sep. 21, 1942
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel

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 1940, and wrote this moving story to fulfill a promise he made to God.

The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck

The Moon Is Down

by John Steinbeck


Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outsideĀ—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 both the conquered and the conquerors.

Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck

Dragon Seed

by Pearl S. Buck


New York, New York: The John Day Company, 1942. Not Stated. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, Brown boards, gilt letters and graphics. Bookplate front endpage. 378 pages.

And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field

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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Old Journal Ads

Pure Oil Dealers Stations Tire Thieves (1942)Pure Oil Dealers Stations Tire Thieves (1942)
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Old Journal Ads

Old English No Rubbing Wax  Floors to Wax? (1942)Old English No Rubbing Wax Floors to Wax? (1942)
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Elizabeth Ardens Physical Fitness Treatments  The Miracle of Susan Can Happen To You (1942)Elizabeth Ardens Physical Fitness Treatments The Miracle of Susan Can Happen To You (1942)
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