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Tuesday 1 October 1940

1940-10-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Too Many Girls, directed by George Abbott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Too Many Girls

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller

Country: United States

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Knute Rockne All American

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan

Country: United States

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City for Conquest

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven

Country: United States

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The Westerner

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport

Country: United States

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Boom Town

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens.
  • The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1940?

  • Esquire
  • Life: Wendell Wilkie
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Winston Churchill -- Sep. 30, 1940

Books

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

How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn's bestselling -- and timeless -- classic and the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when ...

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S.,

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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