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Tuesday 24 September 1940

1940-09-24

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. 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

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Yves Navarre: French writer, a playwright and novelist, the author of 25 novels since 1971.
  • Barbara Allbut: Orange, New Jersey -- Rock vocalist (Angels).
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Facts:
  • Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career home run.

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

  • Life: Child in hospital
  • Time: Democratic nominee for the Vice-Presidency
  • Life: Flight Across America

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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