It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • The Little FoxesThe Little Foxes
    directed by William Wyler
    starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    directed by Victor Fleming
    starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner
  • Here Comes Mr. JordanHere Comes Mr. Jordan
    directed by Alexander Hall
    starring: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes
  • Hold That GhostHold That Ghost
    directed by Arthur Lubin
    starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 23 August 1941 ?


Holidays
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia

Famous People born
Gloria Ehret: LPGA golfer

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Make this date unforgettable

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Esquire Magazine cover Esquire
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 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

The Keys of the Kingdom

by A. J. Cronin


 A magnificent story of the great adventure of individual goodness.” —The New York Times Book Review “Cronin is a first-rate literary craftsman with an honest love of simple humanity.”

Random Harvest by James Hilton

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.

This Above All by Eric Knight

This Above All

by Eric Knight


Old rare book

The Sun Is My Undoing by Marguerite Steen

The Sun Is My Undoing

by Marguerite Steen


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Old Journal Ads

Blackout means black / CH. (1941)Blackout means black / CH. (1941)
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Old Journal Ads

Kelloggs Rice Krispies Cereal (1941)Kelloggs Rice Krispies Cereal (1941)
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Old Journal Ads

Desoto Car Fluid Drive De Soto Vintage (1941)Desoto Car Fluid Drive De Soto Vintage (1941)
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