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Saturday 22 August 1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kathy Lennon in Santa Monica and Ugur Mumcu. The Talk of the Town, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Talk of the Town

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman

Country: United States

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Bambi

Directed by: James Algar

Starring: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey

Country: United States

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Wake Island

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey

Country: United States

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Holiday Inn

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds

Country: United States

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The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy

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

  • Life: Guerilla training
  • Time: Navy Vice-Admiral Robert Ghormley
  • Life: General Chennault

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Books

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

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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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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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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