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August 21st, 1941...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Sammy Kaye

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Hubertus J. van Mook

(TIME Cover: August the 18th, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 21st of August:

1165 - King Philip II of France (d. 1223)
1535 - Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)
1643 - King Afonso VI of Portugal (d. 1683)
1765 - William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1837)
1789 - Augustin Louis Cauchy, French mathematician (d. 1857)
1930 - Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (d. 2002)
1952 - Joe Strummer, British musician and singer (The Clash) (d. 2002)
1952 - Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers/Trapeze/Deep Purple)
1963 - King Mohammed VI of Morocco
1971 - Liam Howlett, British musician (The Prodigy)

Oscar of the best picture in 1941

How Green Was My Valley
directed by John Ford
with Donald Crisp (Mr. Morgan) and Sara Allgood (Mrs. Morgan)

Designed in 1941

The Table lamp
by Paavo Tynell


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