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Wednesday 5 February 1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barrett Strong in Detroit and Rick Laird. The Strawberry Blonde, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 while For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Strawberry Blonde

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth

Country: United States

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Western Union

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Robert Young, Randolph Scott, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond

Country: United States

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High Sierra

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis

Country: United States

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The Reluctant Dragon

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
  • Barrett Strong in Detroit: Michigan, USA; singer ("Money, That's What I Want").
  • Rick Laird: jazz musician (Gerry Niewood and Timepiece).
  • Stephen J: Cannell.
  • Stephen Cannell: American writer, producer and owner of his own television production company from 1979.
  • David Selby: American actor, tall and muscular, started out as one of TV's most famous vampires, Quentin, on "Dark Shadows" in the late '60s.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Banjo Paterson: Australian poet, author of ''Walzing Matilda'' (Born 1864).
Facts:
  • Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to the Netherlands
  • World War II: Allied forces begin the Battle of Keren to capture Keren, Eritrea.
  • Air Training Corps: The Air Training Corps was formed.

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

  • Life: Goebbels and Goering
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gertrude Lawrence -- Feb. 3, 1941
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

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The Sun Is My Undoing

By: Marguerite Steen

This novel deals with early slave trade and shipping between England and the Ivory coast in Africa. There are love stories between the charactors and one that is interracial.

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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

WRITTEN BY ERIC KNIGHT

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Oliver Wiswell

By: Kenneth Roberts

In this novel, Kenneth Roberts portrays a very different side to the story of the American Revolution, that of the loyalists (those colonists who supported the British monarchy).

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