It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
North West Mounted Police, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Starring: Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Paulette Goddard
Country: United States
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Starring: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn
Directed by: Charles Chaplin
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie
Directed by: John Ford
Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter
Directed by: George Abbott
Starring: Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Starring: Pinto Colvig
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1940 ?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
By: Christopher Morle
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.,
By: Ernest Hemingwa
For Whom the Bell Tolls 1940 FIRST
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