Saturday 17 May 1941
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Howell Cope and Malcom Hale.
Blood and Sand, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while Random Harvest by James Hilton was one of the best selling books.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- David Howell Cope: Composer.
- Malcom Hale: Rocker.
- Miriam Margolyes: Actress (Will Be).
- Jean-Michel Dubernard: French medical doctor specializing in transplant surgery, as well as a former Deputy in the French National Assembly.
- David Cope: American composer and author.
- Ben Nelson: 40th Governor of Nebraska & United States Senator from Nebraska
- Grace Zabriskie: American actress
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