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Wednesday 17 September 1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert T Matsui and William Grut. Hold Back the Dawn, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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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 months ?

Hold Back the Dawn

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

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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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Hold That Ghost

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • World War II: A decree of the Soviet State Committee of Defense, restoring Vsevobuch in the face of the Great Patriotic War, is issued

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Lord Mountbatten
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold Ickes -- Sep. 15, 1941
  • Life: Campus pigtails

Books

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

This Above All

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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The Keys of the Kingdom

By: A. J. Cronin

A Scottish priest on a mission in China, is torn between practical values and doctrines of the Catholic Church.

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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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