Unrelated World War II

Can you answer the questions about events that took place from 1939 to 1945 that were unrelated to World War II?

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This country officially changes its name from Siam1939
This actress becomes the first African-American to win an Oscar for her role in Gone with the Wind1939
This Pope dies at the age of 811939
This exiled Soviet is assassinated outside his Mexican home1940
This cartoon cat and mouse duo make their debut, albeit unnamed until the next year1940
Glenn T. Seaborg isolates and discovers this element1940
This Irish author, writer of Ulysses, dies in January1941
This film, based on a Dashiell Hammett novel, is released1941
Franklin D. Roosevelt officially opens this Washington D.C. landmark1941
This Indian activist and leader is arrested by the British in Bombay1942
This entrepreneur patents a plastic automobile1942
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This film, Disney's fifth animated motion picture, is released1942
This musical, the first written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, debuts1943
This award for film is presented for the first time 1943
The memorial for this US president is completed1943
This Judy Garland film is premiered in Missouri1944
This country declares full independence from Denmark1944
This charity is awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for the second time1944
Astrid Lindgren publishes this book in Swedish1945
United States planes go missing flying over this patch of Atlantic sea1945
Percy Spencer accidentally discovers that this invention can heat food1945

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