Monday 28 September 1942


It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Falcon's Brother, directed by Stanley Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Falcon's Brother

The Falcon's Brother

Directed by: Stanley Logan

Starring: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

Directed by: John Rawlins

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers

Country: United States

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The Major and the Minor

The Major and the Minor

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson

Country: United States

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Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

Country: United States

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A Yank at Eton

A Yank at Eton

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gwenn, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 September 1942 ?

  • Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
  • St. Wenceslas
  • French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
  • Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marshall Bell: American actor.
  • Pierre Clémenti: French actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1999).
  • Tim Maia: Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 1998).
  • : American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2006).
  • Grant Jackson: American baseball player, a left-handed pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies (1965–1970), Baltimore Orioles (1971–1976), New York Yankees (1976), Pittsburgh Pirates (1977–1981), Montreal Expos (1981), Kansas City Royals (1982), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1982).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Luftwaffe bombs Stalingrad
  • New York Americans NHL team folds.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William F. Gibbs -- Sep. 28, 1942
  • Life: Admiral Leahy
  • Esquire


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 ...

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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 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

Dragon Seed

By: Pearl S. Buck

To the Chinese the dragon is not an evil creature, but is a god and the friend of men who worship him. He "holds in his power prosperity and peace."

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And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field

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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