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Friday 13 March 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nancy Carraway and George Negus. Reap the Wild Wind, directed by Cecil B. De Mille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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Old Newspapers

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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

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 ?

Reap the Wild Wind

Directed by: Cecil B. De Mille

Starring: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

49th Parallel

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Richard George

Country: United States

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Roxie Hart

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, George Montgomery

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 March 1942 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Nancy Carraway: American Ph.
  • George Negus: Australian educator and journalist, a private secretary, press secretary and speech writer for the leader of the Opposition in the Senate.
  • Scatman John: American singer (real name John Larkin) (d. 1999).
  • Marshall Chess: American record producer.
  • Dave Cutler: American computer scientist and engineer.
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Facts:
  • Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman Colonel in US army
  • The Quartermaster Corps of the United States Army begins training dogs for the newly established War Dog Program, or "K-9 Corps."

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Barrage balloons
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vice-Admiral Helfrich -- Mar. 9, 1942
  • Life: Ginger Rogers

Books

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

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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