Wednesday 3 January 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1940 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Leo de Berardinis: Italian actor and director (d. 2008).
- Bernard Blaut: Polish footballer and coach (d. 2007).
- Thelma Schoonmaker: Actress / editor (Casino, Cape Fear, Good Fellas).
- WPG-AM in Atlantic City, New Jersey consolidates with WBIL andWOV as new WOV
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1940 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Man Who Comes Around - Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?