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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1941 ?
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Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941
TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Keys of the Kingdom - A. J. Cronin

The Keys of the Kingdom - A. J. Cronin

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Books

Random Harvest - James Hilton

Random Harvest - James Hilton

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Books

This Above All - Eric Knight

This Above All - Eric Knight

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Books

The Sun Is My Undoing - Marguerite Steen

The Sun Is My Undoing - Marguerite Steen

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Old Journal Ads

Sperry Ad Union Pacific City of Los Angeles/la-1 (1941)Sperry Ad Union Pacific City of Los Angeles/la-1 (1941)
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Old Journal Ads

Matson Cruise Lines AND Rohr Aircraft Corporation (1941)Matson Cruise Lines AND Rohr Aircraft Corporation (1941)
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Old Journal Ads

Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Crackers  Swellest (1941)Nabisco Honey Maid Graham Crackers Swellest (1941)
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Tell the world why Saturday, 23 August 1941 is such a special date for you!