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Sunday 14 April 1940

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patricia Bruder in Brooklyn and David Hope. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe, directed by Ford Beebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Primrose Path

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau

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 14 April 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
  • Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Allied troops land in Norway
  • RCA demonstrated its new electron microscope in Philadelphia
  • World War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Anna Neagle
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Benito Mussolini -- Apr. 8, 1940
  • Life: NY Giant Rookie Rucker

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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

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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