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Tuesday 24 June 1941

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charley Whitman and Erkin Koray. The Big Store, directed by Charles Riesner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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TV Series

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Men at Work

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Movies

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

The Big Store

Directed by: Charles Riesner

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx

Country: United States

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Out of the Fog

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Man Hunt

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders

Country: United States

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Billy the Kid

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Blood and Sand

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charley Whitman: American engineering student at the University of Texas, former U.S.
  • Erkin Koray: Turkish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • Julia Kristeva: Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst and novelist.
  • Graham McKenzie: Australian cricketer.
  • Charles Whitman: kills 15 people shooting from the Main Building at the University of Texas at Austin before being killed by the police.
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Facts:
  • Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy Lithuania, exterminated
  • Germans advanced into Russia and took Vilna, Brest-Litovsk and Kaunas
  • Founding of RIA Novosti.

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

  • Life: Fishing in Ozarks
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rear Admiral Jack Towers -- June 23, 1941
  • Life: British Seaman drinking Soda

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Books

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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

Quoted from Wikipedia: "This Above All (1941) is a novel by Eric Knight. It was adapted into an Academy Award winning movie in 1942. The title of the novel is derived from a quote by Polonius in William Shakespeare's Hamlet ...

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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

Sent to China, a Scottish priest struggles to create and maintain a mission where famine, disease, and civil war prevail

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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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