Sunday August 24, 1941

US date format: 8/24/1941, UK date format: 24/8/1941

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Paola Pitagora and Ernest Wright Jr. 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

  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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Events

  • WWII: A Luftwaffe bomb hits an Estonian steamer with 3,500 Soviet-mobilized Estonian men on board, killing 598 of them.

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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 24

If August 24, 1941 is your birthday you're 78 years, 11 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 19 days.
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