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Tuesday 10 February 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Bishop and Alfred Kreil. To Be or Not to Be, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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Voice of America News

Starring: Carol Castiel

Country: United States

Chapionship Wrestling

Starring: Richard Lane

Country: United States

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 ?

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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Captains of the Clouds

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall

Country: United States

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Kings Row

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan

Country: United States

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Woman of the Year

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter

Country: United States

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A Date with the Falcon

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, James Gleason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
  • Saint Austreberta
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Bishop: CEO (British Midland Airways).
  • Alfred Kreil: Austrian homicide; shot a businessman to death 2/24/1961 and put the body in the trunk of his car, then abandoned the car.
  • Fernand Saincene: French financial racketeer, arrested in 1991 for using false identification, a Renseignements généraux card.
  • Lawrence Weiner: American artist.
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Facts:
  • Glenn Miller awarded 1st ever gold disc for selling 1 million copies of Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Japanese submarine bombards Midway Atoll.
  • In the early hours of the morning the capsizes at pier 88 in New York City.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nightclub chorus
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert A. Lovett -- Feb. 9, 1942
  • Life: US warplanes

Books

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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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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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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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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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