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Friday 9 May 1941

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jan Dibbets and Pete Birrell. Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 while Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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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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Men at Work

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Movies

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

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore

Country: United States

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The Big Boss

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Otto Kruger, Gloria Dickson, John Litel

Country: United States

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Ziegfeld Girl

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr

Country: United States

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Penny Serenade

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States

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The Devil and Miss Jones

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jan Dibbets: Sculptor / artist (Dutch Mountains).
  • Pete Birrell: rock bassist (Freddie and The Dreamers).
  • Dorothy Hyman: England, United Kingdom -- Sprinter (1960 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
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Facts:
  • English Army breaks German spy codes.
  • World War II: The German submarine U-110 is captured by the Royal Navy. On board is the latest Enigma cryptography machine which Allied cryptographers later use to break coded German messages.
  • WWII: The British House of Commons is damaged by the Luftwaffe in an air raid.
  • Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland, claiming to be on a peace mission.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Harvard
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ramon S. Castillo -- May 5, 1941
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Books

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

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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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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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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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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