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Saturday 20 June 1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Wilson in Inglewood and Richard Neal. Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, 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 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 20 June 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brian Wilson in Inglewood: California, USA; singer (The Beach Boys - "In My Room").
  • Richard Neal: American military man, a Brigadier General in the U.S.
  • Brian Wilson: American musician, the troubled and eccentric genius of "The Beach Boys," a composer and producer who gave up touring with the group in 1965, at 22.
  • Andrew Graham: English economist and academic.
  • Neil Trudinger: Australian mathematician and theorist.
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Facts:
  • Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews
  • German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1942 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Merry Macs - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: General Stilwell
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. General Somervell -- June 15, 1942
  • Life: Nurses aide

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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