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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Which were the important events of Saturday, 23 August 1941 ?
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- 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
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1941 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Keys of the Kingdom
by A. J. Cronin
Scottish orphan Francis Chisholm never intended to be a priest. Nevertheless, brimming with youthful vigour, he does his best to make life easier for the working poor. [...]
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 [...]
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