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Wednesday 21 May 1941

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronald Isley and Jean-Didier Wolfromm. Sunny, directed by Herbert Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Anna Neagle, Ray Bolger, John Carroll, Edward Everett Horton

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Blood and Sand

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Alla Nazimova

Country: United States

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Pirates on Horseback

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Eleanor Stewart

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Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: June Lang, Johnny Downs, Eric Blore, Weldon Heyburn

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I'll Wait for You

Directed by: Robert B. Sinclair

Starring: Robert Sterling, Marsha Hunt, Virginia Weidler, Paul Kelly

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1941 ?

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ronald Isley: R&B Singer.
  • Jean-Didier Wolfromm: French writer, a journalist, critic and author of three novels; "Lueur de Plomb," 1963, "Diane Lanster," 1978,(Interallié prize) and "La Leçon Inaugurale," 1990.
  • Bobby Cox: American baseball manager and former player.
  • Martin Carthy: English singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Steeleye Span The Watersons Waterson:Carthy Brass Monkey and Blue Murder).
  • Goh Chok Tong: Statesman.
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  • 1st US ship sunk by a U-boat (SS Robin Moore)
  • Singer Johan Heesters visits Dachau concentration camp
  • German airforce occupies airport at Maleme, Crete.
  • First US ship sunk by a German submarine (SS Robin Moore).
  • A U-boat sinks .

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