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Saturday 16 August 1941

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Dickinson and Paul Hecht. 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 16 August 1941

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Movies

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

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 16 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • HMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1941 - Geocentric view

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