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Saturday 30 May 1942

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Guilhaume and John Gladwin. Mrs. Miniver, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942 while And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field 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 30 May 1942 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor
  • Satchel Paige pitches five innings to defeat Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1.
  • World War II: 1000 British bombers launch a 90-minute attack on Cologne, Germany.

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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 ?

And Now Tomorrow

By: Rachel Field

After going deaf from an attack of meningitis, Emily struggles to regain her hearing

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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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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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