It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 29 July 1942 ?


Facts
  • Eastern Blvd in the Bronx renamed Bruckner Blvd

Famous People born
Sharon Gans: Actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
Tony Sirico: American actor

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Timoshenko -- July 27, 1942 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Marshal Timoshenko -- July 27, 1942
  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
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Books

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 1940, and wrote this moving story to fulfill a promise he made to God.

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 outsideĀ—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 both the conquered and the conquerors.

Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck

Dragon Seed

by Pearl S. Buck


New York, New York: The John Day Company, 1942. Not Stated. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, Brown boards, gilt letters and graphics. Bookplate front endpage. 378 pages.

And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field

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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