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Tuesday 6 February 1940

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Petr Hajek and Tom Brokaw. My Little Chickadee, directed by Edward F. Cline, 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 30 days ?

My Little Chickadee

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Joseph Calleia

Country: United States

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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew

Country: United States

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Pinocchio

Directed by: Norman Ferguson

Starring: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc

Country: United States

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The Fighting 69th

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent

Country: United States

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The Grapes of Wrath

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

NBC News (1940 TV Series)

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 February 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
  • Saint Vedastus (+540)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Petr Hajek: Czech mathematician.
  • Tom Brokaw: American broadcast journalist and writer, formerly the anchorman of NBC's Nightly News and one-time host of NBC's "Today" show.
  • Waltraut Fuhrmann: German educator and professional astrologer, a certified member of Deutscher Astrologenverband-DAV and OEAG (Austrian Society of Astrologers).
  • Axel Harvey: Canadian astrologer and editor of "Considerations.
  • Jim Haynie: American film and television actor, who had a recurring role as Lemuel Becket in the first and third season of the FX series "Justified.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Swedish Army pilots
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Barron Mannerheim -- Feb. 5, 1940
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Books

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

How Green Was My Valley

By: Richard Llewellyn

A poignant coming-of-age novel set in a Welsh mining town, Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley is a paean to a more innocent age, published in Penguin Modern Classics Growing up in a mining community in rural South Wales, ...

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Kitty Foyle

By: Christopher Morle

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Mrs. Miniver

By: Jan Struther

Meet Mrs. Miniver. She is the universal, heart-warming symbol of the endurable and pleasant sides of existence. Against the shadow of the present she holds up to view the everyday domesticities, the comings and goings of famioy live, and finds ...

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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Videogames

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