Sunday 28 January 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carlos Slim and Trebor Tichenor.
The Fighting 69th, directed by William Keighley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 January 1940 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
NBC News (1940 TV Series)
Which were the important events of 28 January 1940 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1940?
- Life: Dutch East Indies
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lauritz Melchoir -- Jan. 22, 1940
- Life: USCs Ralph Vaughn
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A poignant coming-of-age novel set in a Welsh mining town, Richard Llewellyn's How Green Was My Valley is a paean to a more innocent age, published in Penguin Modern Classics Growing up in a mining community in rural South Wales, ...
Meet Mrs. Miniver. She is the universal, heart-warming symbol of the endurable and pleasant sides of existence. Against the shadow of the present she holds up to view the everyday domesticities, the comings and goings of famioy live, and finds ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 28 January 1940 is such a special date for you!