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Wednesday 13 August 1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim Barnes and Erin Fleming. The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner

Country: United States

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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes

Country: United States

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Hold That Ghost

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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The Shepherd of the Hills

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jim Barnes: Tuckerton, Arkansas -- Basketball player (1964 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Erin Fleming: Canadian actress (d. 2003).
  • Jim French: American baseball player, a left-hitting/right throwing catcher with the Washington Senators between 1965 and 1971.
  • Christian Hanburger: American football linebacker in the National Football League who played his entire fourteen-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1965 to 1978.
  • Christian Hamburger: Fort Bragg sports Champions.
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Facts:
  • Red army evacuates Smolensk

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Rita Hayworth
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sumner Welles -- Aug. 11, 1941
  • Life: British at war

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Books

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

For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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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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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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