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Thursday 21 November 1940

1940-11-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). The Letter, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Letter

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson

Country: United States

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Fantasia

Directed by: Leopold Stokowski

Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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North West Mounted Police

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard

Country: United States

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Christmas in July

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

Gabby

Starring: Pinto Colvig

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 November 1940 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
  • World Television Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in the Netherlands

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1940 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Down Argentina Way - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Roosevelt wins third term
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leopold Stokowski -- Nov. 18, 1940
  • Life: Michigans Tom Harmon

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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