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Sunday 3 May 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lynn Farleigh and CL Otter. In This Our Life, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
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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

Championship Wrestling (1942 TV Series)

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

Movies

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

In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent

Country: United States

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The Spoilers

Directed by: Ray Enright

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne

Country: United States

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Tarzan's New York Adventure

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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Saboteur

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger

Country: United States

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Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
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Facts:
  • World War II: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands during the first part of Operation Mo that results in the Battle of the Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United States and Australia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Esquire
  • Life: Nelson Rockefeller
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Laval -- Apr. 27, 1942

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Drivin' Woman

By: Elizabeth Pickett

Literary Guild Book. Book in pretty good shape and dj torn on the back. Story about post civil war South.

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And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

After going deaf from an attack of meningitis, Emily struggles to regain her hearing

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