Thursday May 22, 1941

US date format: 5/22/1941, UK date format: 22/5/1941

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 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 Walter Campbell and Alec Monteath. Time Out for Rhythm, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 22, 1941?


  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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  • British troops attack Baghdad, Iraq.

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Time Out for Rhythm

Time Out for Rhythm

Directed by: Sidney Salkow

Starring: Rudy Vallee, Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane, Allen Jenkins



Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

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

Love Crazy

Love Crazy

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Gail Patrick, Jack Carson

Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

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

Country: United States of America

Pirates on Horseback

Pirates on Horseback

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1941 is your birthday you're 79 years, 2 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 17 days.

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