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Sunday 26 April 1942

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claudine Auger and Vitali Andreyevich Grishchenko. Tarzan's New York Adventure, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while Dragon Seed by Pearl S. Buck 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 ?

Tarzan's New York Adventure

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria
  • The Benxihu Colliery accident in Manchukuo leaves 1549 Chinese miners dead.
  • WWII: The Reichstag meets for the last time, dissolving itself and proclaiming Adolf Hitler the quotSupreme Judge of the German Peoplequot, granting him the power of life and death over every German citizen.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Slacks in style
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Erich Raeder -- Apr. 20, 1942
  • Life: Army supply chief

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Books

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

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 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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Windswept Mary

By: Ellen Chase

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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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