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Thursday 28 August 1941

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Peter Plishka in Old Forge and Michael Craig-Martin. The Little Foxes, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941 while Random Harvest by James Hilton was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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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 28 August 1941 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
  • WWII: The Soviets announce the destruction of the massive Dnieper River dam at Zaporozhye, to prevent its capture by the Germans.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fred Astaire and son
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry L. Stimson -- Aug. 25, 1941
  • Life: Wartime in Bermuda

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Books

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

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 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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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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This Above All

By: Eric Knight

WRITTEN BY ERIC KNIGHT

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