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Monday 12 May 1941

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Newman in Los Angeles and Little Jayotis in Washington. Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, 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

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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 12 May 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • Great British convoy marches into Alexandria
  • Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.
  • The first British jet aircraft, the Gloster E.28/39, is flown.
  • Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak begins as the New York Yankee center fielder goes one for four against Chicago White Sox Pitcher Eddie Smith.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Army parachutist
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leon Henderson -- May 12, 1941
  • Life: Harvard

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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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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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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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The Keys of the Kingdom

By: A. J. Cronin

Sent to China, a Scottish priest struggles to create and maintain a mission where famine, disease, and civil war prevail

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