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Tuesday 28 July 1942

1942-07-28

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Holiday Inn, directed by Mark Sandrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

Country: United States

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The Magnificent Ambersons

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello

Country: United States

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Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marty Brennaman: American sportscaster.
  • Tonia Marketaki: Greek film director and screenwriter (Born 1942).
  • Erik Slooten: Dutch-German linguist, art historian, philosopher and teacher for Dutch and philosophy in Munich as well as a second-generation professional astrologer, the son of an astrologer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto
  • Zionists partisans ZOB forms in Poland
  • World War II: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin issues Order No. 227 in response to alarming German advances into the Soviet Union. Under the order all those who retreat or otherwise leave their positions without orders to do so are to be immediately executed.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Atlantic convoy ship
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Timoshenko -- July 27, 1942
  • Life: Woman in Short coat

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

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.

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And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

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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