Sunday October 05, 1941

US date format: 10/5/1941, UK date format: 5/10/1941

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Cole and Eduardo Duhalde. The Devil and Daniel Webster, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 05, 1941?


  • Mickey Owens drops a third strike, Tom Hendrick reaches first safely, would have been the last out, instead New York Yankees score 4 and win 7-4.
  • Soviet Premier Josef Stalin receives a radio message from spy Richard Sorge in Tokyo, Japan, that Japan would go to war with the United States soon. Stalin orders twelve divisions (1700 tanks, 1500 planes, 2,500,000 men) from eastern Siberia and Outer Mongolia to come to the defense of Moscow.

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The Devil and Daniel Webster

The Devil and Daniel Webster

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon

Country: United States of America

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Marjorie Woodworth, Tom Brown, Zasu Pitts, Slim Summerville



Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot, George Sanders, Harry Carey



Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft

Week-End in Havana

Week-End in Havana

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, John Payne, Cesar Romero

Sport Games on October 05, 1941

Sport Games on October 05, 1941


American Football
  • Brooklyn Dodgers - Washington Redskins : 0 - 3
  • Chicago Bears - Cleveland Rams : 48 - 21
  • Chicago Cardinals - Green Bay Packers : 13 - 14
  • New York Giants - Pittsburgh Steelers : 37 - 10
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Days to next October 05

If October 05, 1941 is your birthday you're 78 years, 10 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 23 days.

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