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Monday 5 January 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Rose in Henderson and Cliff Potts in Glendale. They Died with Their Boots On, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Voice of America News.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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 ?

They Died with Their Boots On

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Man Who Came to Dinner

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley

Country: United States

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The Shanghai Gesture

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature

Country: United States

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Hellzapoppin'

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye

Country: United States

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The Wolf Man

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Yves Paringaux: French chief of staff, is murdered.
  • Tina Modotti: Italian photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist (Born 1896).
Facts:
  • 55 German tanks reach North-Africa.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nursing shortage
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Man of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1942
  • Esquire

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Books

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

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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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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Windswept Mary

By: Ellen Chase

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