Friday June 27, 1941

US date format: 6/27/1941, UK date format: 27/6/1941

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 27, 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 Krzysztof Kieslowski and Avi Lerner. The Bride Came C.O.D., directed by William Keighley, 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

  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria

Events

  • Bialystok Poland falls to Germany
  • Nazi manifest against the Jews in Amsterdam
  • Romanian governmental forces, allies of Nazi Germany, launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iasi, (Romania), resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
  • German troops capture the city of Bia?ystok during Operation Barbarossa.

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Movies

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The Bride Came C.O.D.

The Bride Came C.O.D.

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette

Forced Landing

Forced Landing

Directed by: Gordon Wiles

Starring: Richard Arlen, Eva Gabor, J. Carrol Naish, Nils Asther

They Meet Again

They Meet Again

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Starring: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin, Maude Eburne

Sergeant York

Sergeant York

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias

Country: United States of America

Murder by Invitation

Murder by Invitation

Directed by: Phil Rosen

Starring: Wallace Ford, Marian Marsh, Sarah Padden, Gavin Gordon

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CBS Television Quiz

CBS Television Quiz

Starring: Gil Fates, Frances Buss

Country: United States of America

Days to next June 27

If June 27, 1941 is your birthday you're 79 years, 1 month, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 days.
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