Monday 30 November 1942


It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourneur, 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 ?

Cat People

Cat People

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith

Country: United States

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The Black Swan

The Black Swan

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar

Country: United States

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Keeper of the Flame

Keeper of the Flame

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Whorf

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid

Country: United States

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You Were Never Lovelier

You Were Never Lovelier

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 November 1942 ?

  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
  • Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • André Brahic: French physicist and astronomer who, in 1984, discovered the rings of Neptune, five years before they were photographed by Voyager 2. He has a bad opinion about astrology.
  • Rafael Andia: French guitarist, composer and editorial director, who has widely contributed to the renewal of baroque guitar, particularly through the complete works of Robert de Visée.
See other famous people born on 30 November
  • 109 U-boats sunk this month (729,000 ton)
  • 30th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Hurricanes defeats Winnipeg Bombers, 8-5
  • Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of New York Giants minor league system
  • German scout ship Altmark explode and sinks off Yokohama
  • World War II: Guadalcanal Campaign: Battle of Tassafaronga -- A smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1942 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Can't Get Out of This Mood - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral William Halsey -- Nov. 30, 1942
  • Life: Future draftee
  • 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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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