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Wednesday, 29 July 1942

1942-07-29

It was Wednesday, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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Holiday Inn

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

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

The Magnificent Ambersons

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello

Country: United States

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Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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The Falcon Takes Over

The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd
  • The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR institutes the Order of Suvorov, the Order of Kutuzov, and reinstates the Order of Alexander Nevsky.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Timoshenko -- July 27, 1942
  • Life: Atlantic convoy ship
  • Esquire

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Books

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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

DRAGON SEED by Pearl S. Buck A novel set in China, by a winner of both the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, who spent her early childhood in China....

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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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