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Thursday 16 April 1942

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sir Frank Williams and Jim Lonborg. Saboteur, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while Drivin' Woman by Elizabeth Pickett 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 ?

Saboteur

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger

Country: United States

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Jungle Book

Directed by: Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • King George VI awards George Cross to Island of Malta
  • Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Army supply chief
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Stafford Cripps -- Apr. 13, 1942
  • Life: Bomber task force

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Books

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

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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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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Windswept Mary

By: Ellen Chase

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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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