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Saturday 28 March 1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Samuel Ramey in Colby and Ava Astaire. Jungle Book, directed by Zoltan Korda, 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 ?

Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen

Country: United States

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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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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

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sixtus III
  • Slovakia, Czech Republic - Teachers' Day.
  • Saint Castor
  • Saint Gontram (died 592)
  • Saint Malchus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Samuel Ramey in Colby: Kansas, USA; bass (La Scala).
  • Ava Astaire: American noted family, the daughter of Fred Astaire and his wife, Phyllis Livingston Potter, their second child.
  • Neil Kinnock: Welsh politician and leader of the Labour Party in Great Britain October 1983.
  • Jerry Sloan: American basketball player and head coach.
  • Michel Bissonnet: Canadian lawyer and politician.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire
  • Raid on lock / dock St. Nazaire
  • World War II: In occupied France, British naval forces successfully raid the German-occupied port of St. Nazaire.
  • April ndash Holocaust: the Nazi German extermination camp Sobibor opens in occupied Poland on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór. Between April 1942 and October 1943, at least 160,000 people are killed in the camp.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Airplane models
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Ford -- Mar. 23, 1942
  • Life: Infantryman

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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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Videogames

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