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Friday 27 February 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlayne Hunter-Gault in Due West and Robert H Grubbs. 49th Parallel, directed by Michael Powell, 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 30 days ?

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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Kings Row

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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 27 February 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st transport of French Jews to Nazi-Germany
  • J S Hey discovers radio emissions from the Sun.
  • World War II: During the Battle of the Java Sea, an allied strike force is defeated by a Japanese task force in the Java Sea in the Dutch East Indies
  • March ndash Construction begins on the Badger Army Ammunition Plant (the largest in the United States during WWII).

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

  • Life: Brooklyn Navy Yard guns
  • Time: Nazi Reinhard Heydrich, 2nd in command of the Gestapo SS
  • Life: USO singer and soldier

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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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