Wednesday August 20, 1941

US date format: 8/20/1941, UK date format: 20/8/1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Slobodan Milosevic and Jacques Cheminade. Lady Be Good, directed by Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males

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Movies

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Lady Be Good

Lady Be Good

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley

Starring: Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore

Bad Man of Deadwood

Bad Man of Deadwood

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Carol Adams, Henry Brandon

Reg'lar Fellers

Reg'lar Fellers

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Billy Lee, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Buddy Boles, Janet Dempsey

Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

Directed by: David Bradley

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

Flying Blind

Flying Blind

Directed by: Frank McDonald

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

TV Series

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CBS Television Quiz

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States of America

Days to next August 20

If August 20, 1941 is your birthday you're 78 years, 11 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 12 days.
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