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Thursday 9 May 1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dick Morrissey and James L Brooks. My Favorite Wife, directed by Garson Kanin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

My Favorite Wife

Directed by: Garson Kanin

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

Directed by: Ford Beebe

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton

Country: United States

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One Million B.C.

Directed by: Hal Roach Jr.

Starring: Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: United States

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Dark Command

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

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)

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • World War II: The German submarine U-9 sinks the French coastal submarine Doris near Den Helder.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Royal Air Force Gunner
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph N. Pew, Jr. -- May 6, 1940
  • Esquire

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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

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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