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Sunday 15 September 1940

1940-09-15

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). City for Conquest, directed by Anatole Litvak, 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 months ?

City for Conquest

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven

Country: United States

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The Westerner

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport

Country: United States

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Boom Town

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert

Country: United States

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Foreign Correspondent

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall

Country: United States

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The Great McGinty

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dick Ket: Dutch magic realistic painter, graphic artist and woodcutter, who probably suffered from the born with Tetralogy of Fallot with dextrocardia.
Facts:
  • 3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)
  • Chicago Tribune sponsors Ted Lyons Day (White Sox pitcher)
  • Luftwaffe bombs Bristol Aeroplane Company
  • Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits #11 Fighter Group
  • World War II: The climax of the Battle of Britain, when the Royal Air Force shoots down large numbers of Luftwaffe aircraft.

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

  • Life: Carol Bruce
  • Time: Republican National Chairman
  • Life: Dionnes Communion

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

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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