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Saturday 24 May 1941

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob Dylan and Vittorio Biagi. Sunny, directed by Herbert Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

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

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Blood and Sand

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

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

Country: United States

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Pirates on Horseback

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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

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Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: June Lang, Johnny Downs, Eric Blore, Weldon Heyburn

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I'll Wait for You

Directed by: Robert B. Sinclair

Starring: Robert Sterling, Marsha Hunt, Virginia Weidler, Paul Kelly

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1941 ?

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Dylan: American musician, songwriter and poet, called the Robert Burns of the pop revolution, and the most influential figure in the history of rock outside of Elvis Presley with over 36 albums and 300 songs.
  • Vittorio Biagi: Italian dancer, choreographer and ballet director.
  • Yannick Seigneur: French mountaineer credited with more than 500 route openings; the first French person to have climbed three mountains over 8000m high.
  • Konrad Boehmer: Composer.
  • Bob Dylan [Zimmerman] in Duluth: Minnesota, USA; singer/songwriter ("Blowin' in Wind").
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, 1,416 die 3 survive
  • The British submarine HMS ''Upholder'' (P37) torpedoes and sinks the Italian ocean liner .

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