Thursday October 23, 1941

US date format: 10/23/1941, UK date format: 23/10/1941

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include René Metge and Giancarlo Parretti. Zis Boom Bah, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Zis Boom Bah

Zis Boom Bah

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Huntz Hall

How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

I Wake Up Screaming

I Wake Up Screaming

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

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

Country: United States of America

The Chocolate Soldier

The Chocolate Soldier

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

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

You Belong to Me

You Belong to Me

Directed by: Wesley Ruggles

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 23, 1941?


  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • World War II: Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov takes command of Red Army operations to prevent the further advance into Russia of German forces and to prevent the Wehrmacht from capturing Moscow.

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