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Friday 15 March 1940

1940-03-15

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Primrose Path, directed by Gregory LaCava, 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 ?

Primrose Path

Directed by: Gregory LaCava

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau

Country: United States

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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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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 15 March 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
  • Constitution Day in Belarus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kenneth Pontikes: American merchandise marketer, economist and CEO in charge of Comdisco, an IBM computer mainframe leaser.
  • Jacques Hustin: Belgian singer-songwriter and artist who was successful in his homeland in both fields, and is best known internationally for his participation in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • Phil Lesh [Chapman] in Berkeley: California, USA; rock bassist (Grass Roots, Grateful Dead).
  • Michael Goldwater: American investment executive.
  • Margo Howard: American journalist.
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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

Books

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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

As a best-selling book and an Academy Award-winning movie. Mrs. Miniver's adventures have charmed millions. This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's orginal publication in the U.S.,

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By: Ernest Hemingwa

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST

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