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Wednesday 10 June 1942

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Janet Vogel and Gordon Burns. Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, 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 months ?

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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In This Our Life

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 June 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg]
  • Saint Olivia
  • Saint Bardo
  • Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Saint Landericus, bishop of Paris, confessor [BLS; GTZ: Paris; PCP (Paris)]
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Van Royen: Secretary-General of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, dies at 63.
Facts:
  • Massacre at Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Gestapo kills 173
  • Nazis burn village of Lidice Bohemia, as reprisal of killing Heydrich
  • World War II: Nazis burn the Czech village of Lidice in reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich.

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

  • Life: Nurses aide
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lord Louis Mountbatten -- June 8, 1942
  • Life: Hedy Lamarr

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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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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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Windswept Mary

By: Ellen Chase

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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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