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Friday 29 May 1942

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Conway in New York City and Vincent Calarco. Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, 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 30 days ?

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 29 May 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Barrymore: American minor actor who claimed to be the illegitimate son of John Barrymore (he looked very much like Barrymore Sr.
Facts:
  • Bing Crosby records Irving Berlin's "White Christmas," the best-selling Christmas album in history.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Boy on tractor
  • Time: Yugoslavian partisan Draza Mihailovic (spelled Mihailovich on cover)
  • Life: Bombardier school

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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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