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Thursday 23 October 1941

1941-10-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). How Green Was My Valley, directed by John Ford, 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 ?

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee

Country: United States

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The Gay Falcon

Directed by: Irving Reis

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins

Country: United States

Dumbo

Directed by: Sam Armstrong

Starring: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett

Country: United States

The Devil and Daniel Webster

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell

Country: United States

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The Maltese Falcon

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George

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 23 October 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Paul Demure: French writer, a novelist and screenwriter specializing in crime fiction.
  • Joseph DiMaggio: American noted family member, his parents are renowned baseball player Joe DiMaggio and his first wife, actress Dorothy Arnold.
  • Mel Winkler: American actor.
  • Igor Smirnov: Moldovan engineer and politician 1st President of Transnistria.
See other famous people born on 23 October
Facts:
  • World War II: Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov takes command of Red Army operations to prevent the further advance into Russia of German forces and to prevent the Wehrmacht from capturing Moscow.
  • RKO Radio Pictures releases Disney's animated feature film Dumbo to theaters in the USA.
  • Walt Disney's animated film ''Dumbo'' is released.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pan Am Clipper
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sir Frederick Bowhill -- Oct. 20, 1941
  • Life: Turner and Gable

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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