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Thursday 27 February 1941

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paddy Ashton and Sandy Wilson. Pépé le Moko, directed by Julien Duvivier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 while The Keys of the Kingdom by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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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 30 days ?

Pépé le Moko

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre

Country: United States

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The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

Country: United States

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Tobacco Road

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau

Country: United States

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The Strawberry Blonde

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth

Country: United States

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Western Union

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Robert Young, Randolph Scott, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
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Facts:
  • The New Zealand Division cruiser HMS ''Leander'' (1931) sinks Italian armed merchant raider ''Ramb I'' off the Maldives.
  • WWII: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, thus joining the Axis powers.
  • W47NV begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee, becoming the first FM radio station.
  • Arthur L. Bristol becomes Rear Admiral for the U.S. Navy's Support Force, Atlantic Fleet.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: New Zealands Anzac soldiers
  • Time: Donald Marr Nelson, Director of the Division of Purchases for the Office of Production Management
  • Life: Cobina Wright Jr

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Books

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

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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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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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

WRITTEN BY ERIC KNIGHT

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Oliver Wiswell

By: Kenneth Roberts

In this novel, Kenneth Roberts portrays a very different side to the story of the American Revolution, that of the loyalists (those colonists who supported the British monarchy).

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