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Tuesday 14 July 1942

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Duryea and Ken Hutcherson. The Pride of the Yankees, directed by Sam Wood, 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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Movies

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

The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

Country: United States

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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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The Falcon Takes Over

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 July 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Duryea: American noted family, the son of actor Dan Duryea.
  • Ken Hutcherson: American football player (d. 2013).
  • Javier Solana: Spanish politician, Secretary General of NATO and European Union High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
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Facts:
  • 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
  • Riots against Jews in Amsterdam
  • WWII: Germany introduces the Ostvolk Medal for Soviet personnel in the Wehrmacht.
  • Holocaust: By order of the Vichy France government headed by Pierre Laval, French police officers round-up 13,000–20,000 Jews and imprison them in the Winter Velodrome.
  • Georges Bégué and others escape from the Mauzac prison camp.

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  • Life: Gunnery training
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Field Marshal Rommel -- July 13, 1942
  • Life: American Flag

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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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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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And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

After going deaf from an attack of meningitis, Emily struggles to regain her hearing

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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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