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Tuesday 1 July 1941

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Gould and Sally Quinn. Sergeant York, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sergeant York

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

Country: United States

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The Big Store

Directed by: Charles Riesner

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Out of the Fog

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Man Hunt

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Billy the Kid

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Gould: British composer / musical comic.
  • Sally Quinn: Georgia, United States -- CBS newscaster (Morning Show).
  • Catherine Arminjon-Roesch: French art historian, the General Curator for Heritage at the Ministry of Culture in France, and the author of many books particularly on the furniture of the Royal and Princely Courts.
  • Twyla Tharp: American dancer and iconoclastic, considered to be the greatest modern dance choreographer since Martha Graham.
  • Rod Gilbert: in Canada; NHL wing (New York Rangers).
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Facts:
  • 1st coml TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) and WCBW (CBS), New York City
  • WCBW (now WCBS) TV channel 2 in NY, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WNBT TV (W2XBS, Now WNBC) channel 4 in NYC (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • First commercial TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) and WCBW (CBS), New York City.
  • Bulova Watch Co. pays $9 for first ever network TV commercial.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1941?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Madame Chiang Kaishek
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marshall Timoshenko -- June 30, 1941

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Books

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

The Keys of the Kingdom

By: A. J. Cronin

A Scottish priest on a mission in China, is torn between practical values and doctrines of the Catholic Church.

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Random Harvest

By: James Hilton

Random Harvest is a novel written by James Hilton, first published in 1941. The novel was immensely popular, placing second on The New York Times list of bestselling novels for the year.The

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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

Quoted from Wikipedia: "This Above All (1941) is a novel by Eric Knight. It was adapted into an Academy Award winning movie in 1942. The title of the novel is derived from a quote by Polonius in William Shakespeare's Hamlet ...

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The Sun Is My Undoing

By: Marguerite Steen

This novel deals with early slave trade and shipping between England and the Ivory coast in Africa. There are love stories between the charactors and one that is interracial.

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