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Friday 15 August 1941

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Crosby and Lynne Cheney. Peer Gynt, directed by David Bradley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
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What the sky looked like on 15 August 1941

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Movies

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Peer Gynt

Directed by: David Bradley

Starring: Charlton Heston, Betty Hanisee, Mrs. Hubert Hyde, Lucielle Powell

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Flying Blind

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Richard Arlen, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Marie Wilson

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The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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Dive Bomber

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Alexis Smith

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Parachute Battalion

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Robert Preston, Nancy Kelly, Edmond O'Brien, Harry Carey

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto
  • Corporal Josef Jakobs is executed by firing squad at the Tower of London at 7:12am, making him the last person to be executed at the Tower for treason.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 1941 - Geocentric view

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