On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"How Green Was My Valley" based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn, directed by John Ford and starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O'Hara premieres in New York (Best Picture 1942)

Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford

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