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Saturday 16 August 1941

1941-08-16

It was Saturday, 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

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 16 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
  • Théoneste Bagosora: Rwandan soldier.
  • George Sherman: American operations expert and CEO in charge of Danaher Corporation, a diverse company manufacturing gas pump equipment, drill chucks, tool boxes and varying other hardware.
  • Theoneste Bagosora: Rwandan army officer and alleged war criminal.
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Facts:
  • HMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

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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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