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Friday 17 October 1941

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Seals and Earl Thomas Conley. How Green Was My Valley, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1941

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Movies

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

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar

Country: United States

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The Chocolate Soldier

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Risë Stevens, Nigel Bruce, Florence Bates

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All-American Co-Ed

Directed by: LeRoy Prinz

Starring: Frances Langford, Johnny Downs, Marjorie Woodworth, Noah Beery Jr.

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You Belong to Me

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan, Roger Clark

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • 1st US destroyer (Kearney) torpedoed in WWII, off Iceland
  • For the first time in World War II, a German submarine attacks an American ship.
  • German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1941 - Geocentric view

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