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Monday 6 July 1942

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Lefèvre and Gwenn Mitchell. The Magnificent Ambersons, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Magnificent Ambersons

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello

Country: United States

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Mrs. Miniver

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

Country: United States

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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

Country: United States

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This Gun for Hire

Directed by: Frank Tuttle

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alain Lefèvre: French athlete, a long jumper whose personal best was 7.83m (1964).
  • Gwenn Mitchell: American actress who began acting in 1968 and was on an ABC soap in 1969 and an ABC series in 1970.
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Facts:
  • 10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York
  • Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the ''Secret Annexe'' above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.

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Books

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Windswept Mary

By: Ellen Chase

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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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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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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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