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Thursday 14 August 1941

1941-08-14

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner

Country: United States

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Hold That Ghost

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes

Country: United States

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The Shepherd of the Hills

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 14 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Crosby: American musician who joined Roger McGuinn to form the nucleus of the "Jet Set," later called "The Beefeaters" and finally, "The Byrds," 1964.
  • Lynne Cheney: American wife of Dick Cheney 32nd Second Lady of the United States.
  • Connie Smith in Elkhart: Indiana, USA; singer ("Dream Painter", "New Horizons").
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Atlantic Charter signed by FDR and Churchill
  • US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill create the Atlantic Charter, the basis for their wartime alliance. They pledge that they seek to gain no territory, they desire no territory changes outside of the choices of people, they respect the right of people to choose their own form of government, and that sovereign rights are to be restored and self-government given to those forcibly deprived of it.
  • World War II : Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter of war stating postwar aims.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rita Hayworth
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sumner Welles -- Aug. 11, 1941
  • Life: British at war

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

Old rare book

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The Sun Is My Undoing

By: Marguerite Steen

BOOK IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - JACKET COVER IS IN POOR CONDITION DUE TO AGE - JACKET HAS MANY RIPS & TEARS UPON IT (SEE PICTURES)

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