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Sunday 24 August 1941

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ernest Wright Jr and Jean Plaskie. The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner

Country: United States

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Hold That Ghost

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson

Country: United States

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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Directed by: Alexander Hall

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes

Country: United States

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The Shepherd of the Hills

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1941 ?

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)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1941?

  • Life: Wartime in Bermuda
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hubertus J. van Mook -- Aug. 18, 1941
  • Life: Rita Hayworth

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

This Above All

By: Eric Knight

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Random Harvest

By: James Hilton

Random Harvest is a novel written by James Hilton, first published in 1941. The novel was immensely popular, placing second on The New York Times list of bestselling novels for the year.The

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The Keys of the Kingdom

By: A. J. Cronin

A Scottish priest on a mission in China, is torn between practical values and doctrines of the Catholic Church.

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The Sun Is My Undoing

By: Marguerite Steen

This novel deals with early slave trade and shipping between England and the Ivory coast in Africa. There are love stories between the charactors and one that is interracial.

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