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Thursday 14 March 1940

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eleanor Fount and Rita Tushingham. Virginia City, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 30 days ?

Virginia City

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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The Baker's Wife

Directed by: Marcel Pagnol

Starring: Raimu, Ginette Leclerc, Fernand Charpin

Country: United States

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'Northwest Passage' (Book I -- Rogers' Rangers)

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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La Bête Humaine

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Jean Gabin, Julien Carette, Simone Simon

Country: United States

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A Chump at Oxford

Directed by: Alfred Goulding

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey

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 14 March 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
  • Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
  • Saint Mathildis
  • Saint Paulina
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: French sentry
  • Time: Chairman of SEC and an ardent New Dealer
  • Life: Sailor hats

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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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